15 Oct 2014

    by Dave Astels

    I recently needed a more flexible and performant way of manipulating structured data, specifically data coming into the system in the form of JSON.

    GoLisp has a way to convert back and forth between JSON and Lisp which uses lists for arrays and association lists for objects. This worked fine but association lists can be cumbersome to work with and relatively time consuming. To address this, I ported the frame system from my RubyLisp project, making some improvements while I was at it.

    A frame is a collection of slots. A slot is a key-value pair. So frames are structurally much like data structures such as Dictionaries and Maps. In fact, the underlying implementation is a Go map[string]*Data. What makes frames special is the functionality that is built on top of that.

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    16 Jul 2014

    by Dave Astels

    I posted a teaser for SteelSeries GoLisp a while ago. I’m pleased to announce that we’ve now opensourced it.

    SteelSeries GoLisp is a relatively complete implementation of the core of a Scheme flavored Lisp. It supports a Scheme style of lexical scoping, and includes a sizable number of core built-in functions. A macro facility is included, as well. Other than some of the more esoteric functions being missing, it should be usable for running code from SICP.

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    27 Jun 2014

    by The SteelSeries Engine Team

    New Devices Supported by SteelSeries Engine 3

    SteelSeries Engine 3.2.4 is hot off the presses (well, the build server), with new devices, new features, and firmware updates.

    Download it here

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    01 May 2014

    by Reina Santiago (UX Lead)

    I think we’d all agree that Career Broccoli sucks. What is Career Broccoli you might ask? It’s learning something you have no interest in for the sake of boosting your career. In my case, I knew that I had to teach myself how to do CSS. Being an artist, I wasn’t a big fan of trying to learn how to code. Numbers and math? Gross!

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