Comments are important

Nat Pryce wrote a fun little library the other day called code-words. It rips your source into words, and turns the words into a wordcloud. In short, a visual representation of the most common words in your source, and using font size to indicate the more common terms. The aim is to give an introduction…

Live updates to Meteor from Postgres

[Extra form validation angular-ui]: http://angular-ui.github.com/ [AngularJS]: http://angularjs.org/ [Meteor]: http://meteor.com/ [Node.js]: http://nodejs.org/ [Postgres]: http://www.postgresql.org/ [TimeTracker]: https://www.lshift.net/timetracker.html [Meteorite]: https://github.com/oortcloud/meteorite [Meteor Postgres]: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/10802191/using-meteor-with-postgresql [Node.js pg]: http://gurjeet-tech.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/install-pg-nodejs-module-node-postgres.html [Postgres Node.js LISTEN NOTIFY]: http://bjorngylling.com/2011-04-13/postgres-listen-notify-with-node-js.html [pg Standalone Client]: http://lheurt.blogspot.co.uk/2011/11/listen-to-postgresql-inserts-with.html [Meteor Fibers]: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/10192938/meteor-code-must-always-run-within-a-fiber-when-calling-collection-insert-on-s [Fiber]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fiber_(computer_science) [Node Fibers]: https://github.com/laverdet/node-fibers [Node Postgres]: https://github.com/brianc/node-postgres [Meteor-AngularJS]: https://github.com/lvbreda/Meteor_angularjs [Meteor Angular Leaderboard demo]: https://github.com/bevanhunt/meteor-angular-leaderboard [Meteor Principles]: http://docs.meteor.com/#sevenprinciples [NOTIFY]: http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.0/static/sql-notify.html…

Reporting parser errors

We like parsers. One of the things that really kills the vibe with parsers is a rubbish error message. Given the technical interestingness of parsing with derivatives, can we get useful error messages out of them?