Xah Programing Blog Archive 2014-06
most programing languages are garbage, when compared to Wolfram Language (aka Mathematica)
on power, practical useness, flexibility, and simplicity. Counting fancy ones like Haskell.
and, look at the use of math symbols.
i can't decide which is the worst hack.
or, unix perl sh￼t. Example: Unix Pipe as Functional Language
in comparison, i think my complaints about perl, python, are penuts.
Unicode Math Symbols ∑ ∫ π² ∞ (updated)
Keyboard Enter/Return Key Symbol (updated)
Short Survey of Keyboard Shortcut Notations (minor update)
OOP's Jargons and Complexities (old article. Updated dead links.)
Math Font ℤ ℚ ℝ ℂ ℜ ℑ ℵ (updated)
Scala, Lift Web Framework
Lift is a free web application framework that is designed for the Scala programming language. It was originally created by David Pollak who was dissatisfied with certain aspects of the Ruby on Rails framework. Lift was launched as an open source project on February 26, 2007 under the Apache 2.0 license. A commercially popular web platform often cited as being developed using Lift is Foursquare.
Beginning Scala by David Pollak Buy at amazon
What's Jog-Wheel? What's Shuttle-Wheel? (updated)
How to Get Your Github ID
this is how you get your github id: https://api.github.com/users/xahlee
see also: Git: Setting Up Git on GitHub.
A value proposition is a promise of value to be delivered and acknowledged and a belief from the customer that value will be appealed and experienced.
new crotchet: all function parameter names should start with φ. Sigil for Function Parameter Names