Screen Scraping

Screen scraping: it’s one of those things that we all do, but no one likes to admit to. That reminds me of something else that I can’t quite put my hand on… I did my first screen scr...

Akka! Redux

As predicted, I’ve come down off my Akka-is-the-solution-to-all-of-life’s-problems programmer’s high. Don’t get me wrong. It’s still very slick, and the benefits that you...

Akka!

Every now and again I come across a technology that wows me. I remember being impressed by the Amiga in the 1980s, Lotus AmiPro in the 1990s, and in more recent years, SSDs and Dropbox. For the past w...