Notepad++: syntax highlighting for BB code

It came to my attention that no one published a user defined language mode for Notepad++ that would allow you to view BB code tags in the editor relatively comfortably, so I decided to correct that omission by publishing mine.

As far as technical details go, there isn't anything of particular complexity here - various tags are defined as delimiters and URLs use the same trick that the built-in Markdown UDL uses.

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TXR part 1 in Haxe

This is a small note that I have made a quick Haxe variant of the first part of my "small guide on writing interpreters". You can see an interactive Haxe-JS demo above, and find the Haxe source code on bitbucket.