.NET introduces binary literals

Binary PeopleWith the introduction of the new Roslyn compiler platform for Visual Studio, the .NET languages team has, finally, made available the support to declare and use binary literals for VB.NET.

Back in 2011 I posted a request to the .NET languages team to implement support for binary literals and also took the liberty to suggest some improvements to the syntax currently used by VB.NET to declare these literals. […]

The Atheist Experience – Matt at its best!

Matt Dillahunty @ The Atheist ExperienceMr. Dillahunty, host of the popular The Atheist Experience TV show, is probably one of the smartest atheists I’ve ever seen or heard.
I should also say that he’s, perhaps, a bit too short tempered but I guess that’s something you develop after so many years of having to deal with the stupidest people on planet earth. […]

VB.NET and its broken data types


VB.NET is starting to get on my nerves.

x8086NetEmu for Linux, Mac OS X and Raspberry Pi

Running Frogger on OS X 10.9

In case you didn’t know, I’ve been “working” on and off, on an 8086 emulator, entirely written in Visual Basic.

Although it is still a “work” in progress, has a ton of bugs and is barely usable, it does provide a very nice feature: apparently, it will work under any platform where Mono is supported…

The emulator is being primarily designed to run under Windows, but with a few tweaks it will run under any platform that supports the Mono framework, such as any Linux distribution, Mac OS X (including Mavericks) and, quite surprisingly, it will even run on the Raspberry Pi! […]

¿Por qué los tranques (cierres) en dominó tienen que dar par?

Tranque a 6

Esto es una explicación algo rebuscada de porqué la suma de las fichas restantes, luego de un traque (o cierre), en un juego de dominó, siempre debe dar par.