Monthly Archives: February 2013

Seattle SVG and Web Graphics Meetup

The “Schema” application I’m working on for Encapsule Project will take a heavy dependence on Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) to provide interactive visualization and editing of the complex dataset that encodes Soft Circuit Description Language (SCDL) system models. So I … Continue reading

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David DiSalvo’s 10-Things Posts

Several fantastic posts from 2012 by Forbes’ David DiSalvo that I came across tracking down an attribution for the quote “Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face.” (it was the boxer Mike Tyson who said this … Continue reading

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Crunchmode Coding on Schema Application

All my recent posts about HTML5 development derive from efforts to build a new sort of software design tool in the browser. I’ve been crunching… See: http://blog.encapsule.org/2013/02/27/schema-day-32/

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Bagh The Cat

We adopted a cat from the local humane society here in Washington State last weekend and named him बाघ बिल्ली (Tiger Cat in Hindi, or simply Bagh Cat in English) I posted his photo on Facebook and one of my … Continue reading

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What Most Schools Don’t Teach (video link)

^— I love this video. It speaks to me… I’m dating myself here for sure but my very first program was written on an HP-91 in 1976. This was cool but I didn’t really get hooked until playing Adventure on … Continue reading

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Great Devs Write Great Error Messages

Nothing annoys me more than spending an hour, sometimes a lot more, trying to figure out if my use of library code is correct or if the library itself is broken. In my experience, great developers go the extra mile … Continue reading

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HTML Application Cache Race Condition

I’ve been noticing that when my single-page HTML5 application loads, the class I wrote to monitor the status of the application cache on page load occasionally goes out to lunch and hangs the page during bootstrapping. The Mozilla docs on … Continue reading

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