Tools Matter

I feel like I’ve written about this before, but it continues to come up in my career. Tools matter. Without them you can’t be an effective engineer. When I bring this up sometimes some intrepid person will give me the “it’s a poor craftsman” schpiel, but have you ever met a craftsperson who doesn’t care deeply about their tools?… Read the rest

ParsecClone on nuget

Today I published the first version of ParsecClone to nuget. I blogged recently about creating my own parser combinator and it’s come along pretty well. While FParsec is more performant and better optimized, mine has other advantages (such as being able to work on arbitrary consumption streams such as binary or bit level) and work directly on strings with regex instead of character by character.… Read the rest