Flagrant Badassery

A JavaScript and regular expression centric blog

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New Blog at slev.life

Flagrant Badassery has been pretty quiet for years now, but it's still my home for all things JavaScript and regular expression related. That said, I've just launched a shiny new blog where I'm posting about everything unrelated to programming. Come check it out at slev.life. Want to learn about being blind in your mind, or […]

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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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