Archive for October, 2007

A simple lexer in Python

Sunday, October 21st, 2007

I’m taking a course on building compilers at the Israeli Open University and just learned how to use flex. It occurred to me that building a simple lexical analyzer should be quite easy with Python’s re module. A typical lexical analyzer read a stream of text input and splits it into a list of tokens. [...]

DreamHost PR stunt?

Friday, October 19th, 2007

DreamHost is a web hiosting company. I’ve never hosted anything with them, but now I might. They’ve been EVICTED from their office spaces for drunken behaviour and other types of misconduct and they’ve blogged about it, with pictures and all (you should also read the comments, they are quite funny).
Would you host your website with [...]

Ian’s comments on Testuff

Friday, October 19th, 2007

I finally sat down today to write those Testuff emails I talked about and just as I was getting into the mood of doing that I spotted this post. Apparently Ian keeps track of whoever mentions his name and had quite a few things to say about our offer and our site. Thanks Ian!
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Testuff – a test case management service

Wednesday, October 17th, 2007

I haven’t posted too much here lately and for a good reason. Arik and I have been hard at work to release the first public beta of our test management service called Testuff. Developing software is hard enough when you have plenty of resources but when you are a one- or two-man shop with limited [...]