ebswitch: EventBox Profile Switcher

My favorite Twitter client is EventBox by The Cosmic Machine. And while it has a million great features like support for Instapaper and a great interface, it’s missing one critical piece of functionality and that is support for multiple profiles. However, it’s still possible to use EventBox with multiple profiles, but perhaps not at the […]

Programmers: Win a license to Espionage!

I’m part of the newLISP Fan Club. I consider myself a fan. 🙂 Over on the boards there is a challenge, and whoever solves it first wins a license to Espionage, just because that’s something that I can offer to the winner. 😀 Contest ends when someone posts the solution on that forum, or on […]

Who’s stealing your memory?

Terminal fiends will likely find this post useful. A while ago, I was sitting in the library at the University of Florida under the pretense of preparing for a final exam that was scheduled for the following day. I had, however, made the idiotic mistake of bringing my laptop with me. Instead of studying I […]

Error handling conventions in C programming languages

EDIT February 22, 2014: You’ll find the code for the functions mentioned in this post (and related ones) in TECommon Programmers have many options available to them when it comes to error handling.  A very common convention among C programmers is to make a function return a non-zero value if an error has occurred.  This […]