Anyone trying to understand monads will inevitably run into Haskell’s IO monad, and the results are almost always the same: bewilderment, confusion, anger, and ultimately Perl. via Monads Are Not Metaphors – Code Commit. A thoroughly enjoyable read, recommended.
I’ve fallen off the wagon of late in learning “a language a year” (as The Pragmatic Programmer advises). I have a long list of languages to learn, but I thought I’d try and narrow it down to a top five. Here goes: * “Io”:http://www.iolanguage.com/ – the more I work in OO the more I am […]
Via Exploring Beautiful Languages: the Pimp My Library pattern. Observations: “Pimp My Library” is way cooler than “Decorator” or “Wrap Class”. I really want to spend some quality time with Scala.