The beauty of ugliness

Since I and my colleagues are basically full-time programming language designer/implementers, we have a lot of discussion related to language design and aesthetics. I have always cared about the look and feel of a language and framework: does the code look pretty, is its syntax concise, clear and consistent, does it allow to nicely separateContinue reading “The beauty of ugliness”

push-notify: Playing with iPhone push notifications

PushMail is a nice, reasonably priced (2.49 euro, so I guess that’s about $2.99) iPhone application that is intended to realize push mail notifications (see update of my GPush post). It does so by giving you an e-mail address. Any e-mail sent or forwarded to that address will not be stored, but rather pushedContinue reading “push-notify: Playing with iPhone push notifications”