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on 10/7/2014 11:39 PM
How hard is it to get started in functional programming? Let’s have a look at how quickly you can get started on a selection of simple expression-oriented programming languages. Today let’s try Clojure, Elm, F#, Haskell and OCaml. Online REPL No insta[...]
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on 9/29/2014 8:20 AM
I find it kindof fun to play with lambda calculus from time to time. Recently I had another go at the church numerals and the goal of my little kata was get a nice type-representation for them: Have something lie … Weiterlesen →
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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 →