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on 8/25/2014 1:27 PM
Following on from VB.Net’s new basic pattern matching support, the C# team has recently put forward a proposal for record types and pattern matching in C# which was posted in the Roslyn discussion area on CodePlex: Pattern matching extensions for C# e[...]
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on 8/2/2014 11:22 AM
Last month Grant Crofton popped down from Leeds to the F#unctional Londoners meetup at Skills Matter to run a fun hands on code golf session. The idea of code golf is to implement a specific algorithm in the fewest possible characters. This is not the kin[...]
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on 7/22/2014 2:46 PM
For about a year or so, I have made Functional Reactive Programming (FRP) taboo. I cringed at every mention of it. I think this was a mental self-defense reaction, my extended immune system was sending me a signal that I spent too much time thinking abou[...]
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on 6/14/2014 7:48 AM
Quick intro to categories Category theory is a topic from pure math but don’t fear – the basic stuff is not that hard to grasp. And the domain (Types in programming languagues or Haskell in this case) should be well … Weiterlesen →
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on 1/24/2014 8:44 AM
Introduction as I mentioned I want to try some real-life Haskell and of course this means using some kind of database. I looked around a bit and found the really great Persistent package from Micheal Snoyman. Not only is this … Weiterlesen →
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on 1/9/2014 5:42 AM
(You can also look at this post using the great my FPComplete tutorial for this) what is this about? Recently I played a bit with threepenny-gui and soon ran into the situation where I wanted to update a behavior (my … Weiterlesen →
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on 10/3/2013 9:55 AM
the task given a list of coins $$[c_1,..,c_n]$$ and a amount of money $$A$$ we shall find a list $$[a_1,..,a_n]$$ of integers such that $$\sum_i a_i c_i = A$$ – but not just any: We want to minimize the number … Weiterlesen →
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on 9/10/2013 5:43 AM
As I want to try some LP (looking into a coursera-course) I tried to setup GLPK on Windows. (BTW: doing this in Linux is trivial: apt-get or you friendly packet-manager). The goal was to get this simple skript: running. Well … Weiterlesen →
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on 8/31/2013 10:47 AM
There are a lot of interesting programming languages out there, but downloading and setting up the environment can be very time consuming when you just want to try one out. The good news is that you can try out many languages in your browser straight away[...]
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on 8/19/2013 4:14 AM
I’ve seen syntax like: from time to time (for example in Marlows Book) but I never reall knew what this really is, nor where I should look for it. Today I stumpled upon the Bang patterns extension to GHC – … Weiterlesen →