Flagrant Badassery

A JavaScript and regular expression centric blog

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Still Alive

Well, I'm back. I didn't mean to go silent for so long, but I've been busy. Although it will be a few months before it comes out, Jan Goyvaerts and I have mostly finished work on our new regex book — stay tuned for more info. During this blogging hiatus I've also attended multiple family […]

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Writing a Regex Book

I'm excited to announce that I've recently started working on a regular expression book for O'Reilly Media. The back story is that a few months ago, Jeffrey Friedl (author of the world's best regular expression book yet ) was kind enough to introduce me to his editor at O'Reilly, Andy Oram. After Andy and I […]

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Highlights From SXSWi 2008

I'm back from the SXSW Interactive conference, which offered a pretty decent selection of panels and good times. I ended up attending about 20 panels over three and a half days, and about as many bars and after-parties. Here were some of the personal highlights, for anyone who's interested. The first session I attended on […]

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SXSW Interactive 2008

Despite flight cancellations and a last-minute work crisis, I've been in Austin, Texas with a couple work buddies since late-Friday to attend the packed-out South by Southwest Interactive conference. It's been a lot of fun so far. 11 panels into it, the standout for me has easily been 10 Things We've Learned at 37signals by […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Some Valentine's-Day-themed geekery from around the intertubes… A Halo Valentine from II HYPNOTiiQ II and Xbox.com ↓ A hexadecimal / Zero Wing / Valentine / shirtmashup from ThinkGeek → ← The Rosette Nebula, Astronomy Picture of the Day for February 14, 2008, from Nasa.gov. The Rosette Nebula (aka NGC 2237) is not the only cosmic […]

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