Roughly 2-3 years ago, we've all experienced the popularity outburst of so-called New Wave of Functional Programming languages. As everyone was rediscovering the FP paradigm ("re-" is important here as actually there were no new concepts, just a re-visit of something well known from the past) hype was sky-rocketing, new
You've heard about REPL, didn't you? REPL stands for Read Eval Print Loop & it's a common name for platform/language-specific shells that give you the ability to do live programming with line-by-line evaluation as you finish each line. In plain, soldier's words - REPL 'scriptizes' your programming language of
A short post about unreasonable usage of State pattern - something I keep seeing every so often in code (regardless of language / platform). What's a State pattern? State pattern is a way to encapsulate state (& behaviour that depends upon it) within an object the state belongs to. It's a
February is over, so it was a high time to open the conference season in 2015 already ;P Due to practical reasons I carefully track such events that happen in Poland (not much to be tracked, but the number is increasing from year to year) - that's how I found
This isn't really a story about a sticker (surprise, surprise), but it really exists & its on the top cover - here's the proof: Whoooa, it's Erlang. Not GitHub/Akka/F#/AngularJS/OculusRift/Spark/Clojure/Heroku/Swift/Elixir or any other most fresh of the freshest Internet-era web-scale sexy thing.