About Evan

Creator of Try Arc. My user name on the Arc Forum is evanrmurphy, though I don't often post there these days. I also created SightReadingMastery, a website for helping people learn to read and sight read music.
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Upcoming downtime for a few days

We got bit by Linode doing maintenance at the same time that I’m traveling with very limited internet access. Try Arc will be down for a few days, probably till March 9. Sorry for the inconvenience!

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Try Arc Gets Copy-Paste

Good news – Try Arc now supports copy-paste! With our most-requested feature to date implemented, you can now paste in examples from the Arc Tutorial or snippets you find on the forums. Also, your sessions become much more portable. It’s now trivial to share your Try Arc session on the forums, or store it in a file for later […]

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Apologies for the frequent downtime

You may have noticed that Try Arc is down sometimes, if you’ve ever visited and it looked like this: This has been happening a lot lately, and much more often than I would like. It is easy to fix when noticed (and Pingdom thankfully makes that part easy), but unfortunately it requires the Try Arc […]

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How to Install Arc

As Kartik recently reminded us, the install instructions at arclanguage.org are out of date and confusing to newcomers. If you’re new here and looking to install arc, use the Arc Wiki’s install instructions, which are community-maintained and much better. Then go to the Arc Forum to ask your questions and hang out with all the smart […]

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Try Arc Ported to WordPress, New Look & Feel

Welcome to the Try Arc blog! Try Arc was just ported to WordPress, and so it is afforded this blog and a couple of other goodies, enumerated below.     New Look Try Arc has a sleak new look now, created using a WooThemes theme called Canvas. If you miss the old Try Arc, it will […]

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