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This is an old page from Rod Begbie's blog.

It only exists in an attempt to prevent linkrot. No new content will be added to this site, and links and images are liable to be broken. Check out begbie.com to find where I'm posting stuff these days.

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July 25, 2010

karthick18's inception

Programatic representation of the underwhelming movie, Inception.

“Running the program would unravel the entire sequence in the movie. Reading the code would explain the movie Programmatically.”

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June 2, 2010

Slide’s Code: 2004-2010

Inspired by Daniel Bogan's visualization of the Flickr codebase (http://vimeo.com/11876335), I pulled together this view of Slide's code repository since the first commit on 01-Sep-2004.

Branches are directories, blobs are files (coloured by file type -- swfs are green, python is pale blue, etc), and the buzzing-around things are committers.

Built using Gource - http://code.google.com/p/gource/

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May 21, 2010


Seven years of Flickr source control, visualized. I think I would make my laptop weep if I attempted to run gource against the (16 gigabyte!) Slide git repo.

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June 30, 2008

Visualizing 4.5 years of Flickr development

Flickr’s codebase-over-time visualized.

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July 26, 2007

Beautiful Code: Leading Programmers Explain How They Think

Just picked this up, and a quick skim shows it’s something a bit special: Learn good coding practices by reading experts choice of “the most beautiful code they’ve seen”, with plenty of commentary. I’m halfway tempted to take a day off next week and just sit and read this all day.

October 5, 2006

Google Code Search

Google search for open-source code. Is there a use for this beyond doing mass-searches for vulnerabilities?

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About This Site

This is an archive of groovmother.com, the old blog run by Rod Begbie — A Scottish geek who lives in San Francisco, CA.

I'm the co-founder of Sōsh, your handy-dandy guide for things to do in San Francisco this weekend.