Xtreams framework for Squeak

At the last UKSTUG meeting, Michael Lucas-Smith presented a new streaming framework, Xtreams, that he and Martin Kobetic wrote. He had some examples of some crazy things you can do with the framework, like writing a base64 encoder in a single method (XTReadStream >> #encodingBase64). I’ll try give a flavour of Nicolas Cellier’s Squeak port…

Map overlays (or how to break Google Maps)

I’ve been trying to use the TfL bike hire system recently, in a vague aim to get a bit more exercise. One problem with this was that although I had a vague idea where the stops where, I wasn’t exactly sure where the boundaries were offhand. My major use case being the idea of travelling…