Monthly Archives: December 2011

Best Monospace Font

Here are my top four monospace fonts displaying “In 100 years, Gates and Jobs will be forgotten, but Torvalds’ name will live on.” 1. Consolas I first noticed this font when looking at my friend’s printed Java code before a … Continue reading

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Make Perl regex script faster using grep

Perl’s implementation of regular expressions performs much worse than grep’s implementation of regular expressions (i.e., Thompson NFA). Time to match a?nan against an I needed to write a Perl script to process numerous large log files, and Perl’s regex matching … Continue reading

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