Forking a WordPress Plugin


Abstract This article describes the process of forking an existing word press plug-in. Additionally, I document one approach for setting up a development machine to be able to debug and develop .PHP and Javascript programs. This article is coming soon! In meantime, please see the link section below to visit the github repository for this

Web Programming


These days it seems like all programming is about creating web-apps! For a long time, I sort of resisted this tend, and I tended to think of user-interface-related work as “beneath” me; I was more interested in lower-level type programming for sure. Recently, however, I started to study how modern web browsers work, and I

Form follows function


Abstract This blog post documents the creation of a simple “web-app” for viewing articles from simple.wikipedia and en.wikipedia side-by-side, and expounds on the importance of a “do-it-yourself”-attitude and a “minimalistic-mindset” to the programmer. The finished product described here can be seen at the following URL: Form Follows Function The phrase “form follows function” comes

Retrocomputing with Turbo Pascal, Part 2: Developing Text Mode Screen I/O Routines


This is the second part of an article regarding retro-computing using Turbo Pascal. For the first part, please see this post. Also: note that the source code these example programs can be downloaded from downloaded from the public Github repository here With the advent of modern high resolution graphical mode screens and GUI-based operating systems