Barry Frost

This is Barry Frost’s personal website.

Tagged #language

I hadn’t read @brad_frost’s (cool name) article about thoughtless use of the word “just” before seeing @adactio’s tweet.

I’m sure I’ve used “just” in copy in that context before and I’ll strive to avoid doing so in future.

Liked Matt Jukes Matt Jukes’s post on Twitter
A fantastic read about how #millennials are totes making up words but still using the exsisting rules of grammar https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/01/13/the-totes-amazesh-way-millennials-are-changing-the-english-language/

Felix's Node.js Guide

Beginner’s guide, style guide and other tips

"Login" is not a verb

Apache UIMA

“Unstructured Information Management applications are software systems that analyze large volumes of unstructured information in order to discover knowledge that is relevant to an end user.”

End of Life for PHP 4

As of 08/08/08. Time for all ISPs to support PHP5 then

ASCII Pronunciation Rules for Programmers

Almost there. Brackets will always be “(” and “)”.

PHP Sucks, But It Doesn't Matter

It does and it doesn’t. Ugh.

James Clark's Random Thoughts: Thai personal names

Thorough breakdown of Thai names and each part’s significance

HTML Entity Character Lookup › Left Logic

With Dashboard widget to lookup entities

ishida >> blog » Personal names around the world 1

My conclusion from this: apps should ask for a full name and then what you’d like to be called if possible.

It's = it is

err.the_blog.find_by_title('Ya Talkin' Gibberish')

Localisation support for Rails

Internet Access CAPTCHAs

Exclude the illiterate.

Unicode (UTF-8) Test

Test if your OS/browser/fonts display UTF-8 correctly. Includes Greek and Cyrillic tests

Mr. Neighborly's Humble Little Ruby Book

A second quirky but informative Ruby ebook

UTF-8 Sampler

Jonas Maurus’ maurus.net » I’m sorry, but PHP sucks!

While I’m not a fan of PHP, every language/platform has its drawbacks

Matthew Paul Thomas » Blog Archive » How to type French characters

Mac and Windows key combos

TextSTAT - Free concordance software for Windows and Linux