Common Lisp, ASDF, Quicklisp and Windows

Today I spent quite a bit of time trying to get ASDF to find my local packages on my Windows development machine. It turns out that since ASDF 3.1.5 the place to put the config files has moved. Now the config file needs to be placed in $HOME/AppData/Local/config/common-lisp/source-registry.conf.d/ There’s a couple of hours of my […]

The first stage of my port of pegged to Swift is successful :)

I have managed to get the Objective-C version of pegged to spit out a parser using Swift rather than Objective-C 🙂 It’s getting late, so I really should get some sleep. I finally figured out what was causing the compiler to crash.  The following code will crash the Swift compiler unless the inout parameter to […]

Failure

I have been looking for this video for ages! http://blip.tv/tucs-tech-talks/an-illustrated-history-of-failure-2729174 I saw it some time ago and it was amazing.  The content is great, but more importantly it show how to give a presentation using powerpoint that actually works!