Old Mac programs never die 17 Dec, 2002
I learned something new the other day: Mark Pilgrim is / was a Mac programmer! On his site he talks about some of the wee apps he coded, and even provides their source. I was delighted to learn that he coded Chef, an hilarious wee app that converted normal text into Swedish Chef-style musings.
Talking of Macs, I'm pretty jealous of Jake — he got himself an iBook recently. Nice machines. If you have the money, the new PowerBooks are similarly awesome. Quite apart from all the other goodies, they have breathtakingly good displays. Oh how I wish… But hush. I'll make my old iMac jealous!
Now, some Notes stuff. The other day I mentioned something about some code to export contact details from personal name & address books to *.VCF (i.e. vCard) format. You can find the first version of that code here. It's very basic, but does the job, and my Mac's Address book likes the data.
Continuing the site tweaks / accessibility theme, I have added some
link rel="section" stuff to the site. So take a look at your site navigation bar, if you're using an appropriate browser.
In most OO languages, implementation and interface are closely intertwingled…