Schlueterica http://isaacschlueter.com Just slightly more than my twitter stream. Fri, 20 Nov 2015 19:09:00 +0000 http://backend.userland.com/rss092 en This site is dead My domain name is too long, and this site is too cluttered. I moved over to foohack.com, and then abandoned that for izs.me. This site is a static archive of what was previously a wordpress blog. I got tired of maintaining stuff. http://isaacschlueter.com/2007/06/technical-stuff-is-leaving-this-site-for-foohackcom/ Dan and Erica are getting married My friend Dan Nee and his lovely bride, Miss Erica Theberge, are getting married. I put together a webpage with information at http://danandericascapecodwedding.com/. If you're going to be there, I'll see you there! http://isaacschlueter.com/2007/06/dan-and-erica-are-getting-married/ The Most Important Things They Don’t Teach in CompSci 101 (but should): Maintainability I stumbled across a great article about clean code from Jeff Vogel over at the IBM Developerworks blog site, via a /. article. Even more valuable was the How to write unmaintainable code article, which appears to have grown considerably since I first saw a version of it back ... http://isaacschlueter.com/2007/06/the-most-important-things-they-dont-teach-in-compsci-101-but-should-maintainability/ How Unison Changed My Life and Made Me a Better Remote Worker A while ago, I shared some bash scripts that I'd written to sync my local MacOS machine to my FreeBSD dev environment. Earlier, I'd written about mounting a NFS share on a Mac. I will be using pushchanges and pushall no more! I found Unison, and my troubles are ... http://isaacschlueter.com/2007/05/how-unison-changed-my-life-and-made-me-a-better-remote-worker/ Arrr! Check it out! It's the first of many brand universe sites, and in retrospect, hopefully will have been our least satisfying or successful. (If it's our best, then it means that we're not improving after this one.) Nonetheless, it was a ton of work by everyone involved, and kind ... http://isaacschlueter.com/2007/05/arrr/ Bash Scripts for the Masses! (CVS Helpers) I decided that I'd share a few little functions in my .bashrc that have been making my life nicer lately. (Yeah, nothing much to blog about. Or rather, I don't feel like writing anything creative, because my brain is fried from lots of work and being away from ... http://isaacschlueter.com/2007/05/bash-scripts-for-the-masses-cvs-helpers/ New Resume So, I'm still happy with my current employer, but since I was out of commission for a week on percoset from the surgery, I decided to wile away the hours building a snazzy new resume with a style switcher and a few funky themes. (Of course the info is all ... http://isaacschlueter.com/2007/04/new-resume/ If you’re reading this, then I’m… ...having my face cut open. Hopefully, I'm not feeling a thing, and won't come out of my drug-induced stupor for the next few days. I'll see if I can get a copy of the panorex and post it here. It's wild to see your face from the inside. http://isaacschlueter.com/2007/04/having-my-face-cut-open/ It Wasn’t as Easy as We Made It Look I read this line once on a post-mortem review of a project that was handled by a very small team and accomplished big results. It wasn't as easy as we made it look. It's very important to make it look easy. It's a morale booster for yourself and your teammates and ... http://isaacschlueter.com/2007/04/it-wasnt-as-easy-as-we-made-it-look/ Fix for Vi’s broken arrow key support in iTerm So, I got turned on to iTerm, a prettier and more user-friendly alternative to Apple's native Terminal.app. However, for some reason, I got the following error message whenever I tried to use arrow keys in Vi: Usage: [[ The problem is that Vi is faithfully responding to the TERM variable that iTerm is ... http://isaacschlueter.com/2007/04/fix-for-vis-broken-arrow-key-support-in-iterm/