Author Archives: jnthnwrthngtn

Taking a short break

Just a little update. When I last posted here, I expected to write the post about what I got up to in the second week of May within a couple of days. Unfortunately, in that next couple of days I … Continue reading

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Last week: smaller hashes, faster startup, and many fixes

I’m a little behind with writing up these weekly-ish reports, mostly thanks to attending OSDC.no and giving about 5 hours worth of talks/tutorials. That, along with spending time with the various other Perl 6 folks who were in town, turned … Continue reading

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This week: the big NFG switch on, and many fixes

During my Perl 6 grant time during the last week, I have continued with the work on Normal Form Grapheme, along with fixing a range of RT tickets. Rakudo on MoarVM uses NFG now Since the 24th April, all strings you … Continue reading

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This week: digging into NFG, fixing “use fatal”, and more

It’s time for this week’s grant report! What have I been up to? NFG Last time, I talked about normalization forms in Unicode, and how Rakudo on MoarVM now lets you move between them and examine them, using the Uni … Continue reading

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This week: Unicode normalization, many RTs

After some months where every tuit was sacred, and so got spent on implementing Perl 6 rather than writing about implementing Perl 6, I’m happy to report that for the rest of 2015 I’ll now have time to do both again. … Continue reading

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What I’ve been working on, and what’s coming up

It’s been a little while since I wrote an update here, and with a spare moment post-teaching I figured it was a nice time to write one. I was lucky enough to end up being sent to the arctic (or, … Continue reading

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Racing to writeness to wrongness leads

In the Perl world I’m mostly known as a guy who hacks on Perl 6 stuff. Less known is that outside of the Perl world, I spend a lot of my time with the .Net platform. C#, despite a rather … Continue reading

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