Archive for September 16th, 2008

Bugtation No.26

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

“Think before you” debug!

Pythagoras, Teachings

This bugtation is also illustrated graphically here:

Bugtations: a semiotic approach

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Bugtations: a semiotic approach

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

Now a bit of theory behind bugtations. If you know about semiotics you will instantly recognize bugtations as paradigmatic substitutions in quotations (syntagmatic axis). This is better illustrated on the following picture adopted from Daniel Chandler’s book Semiotics, The Basics (2nd ed., figure 3.1, page 84) using this simple bugtation created from Pythagoras famous quotation:

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Bugtation No.25

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

“The only way to read” code “without being bored is to” browse “it at random and, having found something that interests you, close the” browser “and meditate.”

Charles-Joseph, Prince de Ligne, Mes écarts

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CDA for Sys Admins: Table of Contents

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

“Crash dumps are fossils” 

Here is the draft TOC for the previously announced book Crash Dump Analysis for System Administrators and Support Engineers (Windows Edition) which I’m co-authoring with Thomas Monahan, a Lead Escalation Engineer at Citrix Systems:

Table of Contents

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