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Auto Layout Visual Format Language Tutorial

The Auto Layout Visual Format Language (VFL) allows you to define constraints by using an ASCII-art formatted string.

With a single line of code, you can specify multiple constraints in either the horizontal or vertical direction. 3,544 more words

Auto Layout

An Agile Firm Fixed-Price Contract

On February 1, 2017, I started as the Scrum Master on a Firm Fixed Price contract. We had a specific Scope of Work and a target end date. 288 more words


Douglas Hofstadter - Le ton beau de Marot (1997)

This is my style at its most pure, and, I must say, at its most joyous. Paradoxical though it surely sounds, I feel at my freest, my most exuberant, and my most creative when operating under a set of heavy self-imposed constraints.

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Type unions and intersections

This is something I wanted to do from the first days of Skila, however the engine in Skila-1 was such a patchwork that it died before it was possible. 232 more words

Skila Features

The Truth in Simplicity

One of my all time favorite shows is an American improvisational comedy show, Whose Line Is It Anyway? that ran from 1998 to 2007 on ABC. 172 more words


Constraints in database

Explanation of Constraints:

Not Null
The NOT NULL constraint enforces a column to NOT accept NULL values.
This enforces a field to always contain a value, which means that you cannot insert a new record, or update a record without adding a value to this field. 228 more words


Freedom in Constraints

Maybe it’s life itself or maybe it’s the words we choose to use to describe it, but sometimes everything just seems so full of contradictions. Far from being isolated phenomena, these contradictions often go deep into the most fundamental of life areas. 699 more words

Contradictions In Creativity