Age distribution of StackOverflow users (hat tip mfeathers) I mentioned that I think StackOverflow is totally amazingly wonderful, right? 🙂
Interesting. Reia’s Tony Arcieri debunks Erlang’s “single assignment” propaganda. I guess someone could argue that once you have multiple assignment you’re going to be more tempted to write a longer chain of actions as a sequence of statements rather than composing it out of multiple functions … and this may be a bad thing. But […]
Follow on from yesterday’s “Python / Haskell crossbreed” post. Both Al “Folknology” and Gleber point me at the Reia programming language. A Python / Ruby like scripting language on top of the Erlang Open Telecom Platform (Erlang’s parallel virtual machine). Very sweet … I’ve subscribed to the mailing list to find out more.
Prediction I made : I predict that in five years time, the hot language will either be a version of Python which has adopted ideas (Pattern matching arguments, Monads, immutability etc.) from Haskell; or a Haskell-like language which has borrowed some syntactic sugar from Python. Don’t know if I entirely believe that, but it’s a […]
Alternatives to Google Application Engine
Hey. I wonder what YML is.
Kira is a language which compiles to PHP
Oh Ho! What’s New in Python 2.6
The Java.next world
Composability and productivity