Hi, folks. I’m in the market for a hand-me-down app. Specifically: Open-source or public domain Smallish, but real. Not just a “hello world” app. Does something that most people would understand without a ton of domain-specific background. Built with Ruby on Rails 3 or later Working (if there are bugs that’s OK) Doesn’t have to have […]
UPDATE: This sale, along with my birthday, is now over. Thanks to everyone who made my birthday even sweeter by buying books! Hey there! This is just a quick note to let you know that it’s my birthday, and like I do every year I’m celebrating with a big sale. Any of those products you […]
When I was starting out as a young programmer, I worked on (among other things) an air-traffic control system. A full set of hardware for the system—including multiple rack cabinets containing maybe a couple dozen computers and specialized boards, user consoles, testing apparatus, and the cabling to connect it all was called a “channel”. A […]
Ask me for a 10x developer, and I’ll show you a hacker who can take a list of 10 tickets, and reject 9 of them because they don’t appreciably advance the project goals. Like some kind of “project manager”, or something.
…And so, as we can see, with sufficiently powerful type constraints, the implementation practically writes itself! Neat! I know, right?? …although didn’t you just write the whole function inside the type declaration? THE IMPLEMENTATION PRACTICALLY WRITES ITSELF!!