Archive for the ‘complang’ Category

How many CS major's from oxford each year?

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

Excerpt from the oberon compiler page at oxford: (bold not in original)

At Oxford, we use Oberon as the second language we teach to our undergraduate students (the first one is Haskell). We chose it because of its cleanliness and simplicity, and because of the availability of books that emphasize clear reasoning about programs.

one of my two favorite comic groups

Sunday, October 21st, 2007

Always liked the song, this is a neat twist: original at xkcd.com/312
some say the world was written in perl, some say lisp

Desktop Search, Forth and Extreme Programming

Friday, June 29th, 2007

The books on forth (especially thinking forth) mentioned in this post in lambda the ultimate about forth talk about stuff like iterative development, mixing design and implementation, don’t be afraid to start from scratch, start with a simple implementation, and they are about 20 years old!

Looking for a desktop search tool for my home directory but using ssh to access that computer, I have a page for the effort here, trying tracker right now.