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Scala Macros - Getting started
One example to show how to use the new experimental macros in scalar.
scala  progamming  via:HackerNews 
april 2012 by mcherm
Mathics
An open source alternative to Mathematics.
math  useful  via:twitter  opensource  progamming 
march 2012 by mcherm
Checked Exceptions Might Have Their Place, But It Isn't In Java
Another person making the case why Java's checked exceptions are broken. This time with good examples.
languagedesign  progamming  java  exceptions  via:JamesIry  JamesIry 
february 2012 by mcherm
Ryan Dahl, The Software Stack and Latency
Try classifying the layers of software and hardware according to their latency.
progamming  via:twitter 
february 2012 by mcherm
Twitter’s poor API documentation practices
Twitter's documentation didn't say that when a certain value get over 100 they return the string "100+". I should make all of our API designers read this.
APIDesign  twitter  progamming  via:HackerNews 
january 2012 by mcherm
Don’t return null; use a tail call « Sliding up the banister
There was once a time when people thought recursion and subroutines were so esoteric that a mainstream language didn't need to support them.
languagedesign  progamming  via:HackerNews  history 
january 2012 by mcherm
Programming languages cannot be copyrighted, says senior E.U. court adviser | The Industry Standard - InfoWorld
No ruling yet, but technical advisor to EU court recommends that copyright cannot prevent someone else from building a new compiler/interpreter for your language.
law  ip-law  via:reddit  copyright  progamming 
december 2011 by mcherm
InfoQ: Is Scala the new EJB 2?
I disagree with most of what this article says.
scala  progamming  java 
november 2011 by mcherm
My Experiences as a Female Software Engineer « Jean Hsu
A woman programmer talks about her experience. She found people difficult to work with when in school, but better in the workplace.
progamming  softwaredevelopment  gender  via:HackerNews 
january 2011 by mcherm

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