AUTHOR Barbara Cassani

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Le radoteur

One of the most curious episodes of my life: I was 18 or 20 when during a holiday I found in a Parisian bouquiniste an used copy of Théorie du bordel ambiant by Roland Moreno; I read it and was so enthused (it’s a riot, believe me — it would cheer anyone up) that I…

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The shoemaker always wears broken shoes

Six years since I last updated my website. In any sense: the temporary template remains there, I didn’t write any new posts. Well, I have been busy. Many many things have been going on in kitsch-en.net towers. Somewhat, this little job always fell at the bottom of my priorities’ list. So today I thought it…

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Mock-RESTful

A tiny nodejs module for development purposes: it parses json files and creates a server that responds to routes created on the basis of the json data, therefore simulating your real life REST api. It follows the conventions delineated on Wikipedia for Representational State Transfer and, oyez oyez, it’s stateful! So you can post or…

Breve.js

The bloat. Oh, how it irritates me. I feel quite lonely in this. Yes, we compete over concision, can you write a state machine in 148 characters dude?, we try to keep the footprint of libraries within reasonable boundaries — but then we think nothing of including, dunno, lodash.js because in our project we use…

Mini pong

I am sure there’s a bazillion ports of Pong out there, but sometimes, as some Zen Master said once, one needs to do their own experience of something — and I had a couple of hours to spare. It’s incredible how quick it is to write a primitive but perfectly playable game in Canvas, and…