OOP the Easy WayObject-Oriented Programming the Easy Way: a manifesto for reclaiming OOP from three decades of confusion and needless complexity.
Monthly Archives: June 2018
Or maybe, because we want to
How (and Why) Developers Use the Dynamic Features of Programming Languages: The Case of Smalltalk is an interesting analysis of the reality of dynamic programming in Smalltalk (Squeak and Pharo, really). Taking the 1,000 largest projects on SqueakSource, the authors … Continue reading
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On version 12
Reflecting on another WWDC keynote reminded me of this bit in Tron:Legacy, which I’ve undoubtedly not remembered with 100% accuracy: We’re charging children and schools so much for this, what’s so great about the new version? Well, there’s a 12 … Continue reading
Warsaw Welcomes Dumbass Commentary
As I’m going to MCE tomorrow, tonight I’m going to my first WWDC keynote event since 2015. I doubt it’ll quite meet the high note of “dissecting” software design issues in the sports lounge at Moscone with Daniel Steinberg and … Continue reading
The hardest thing
I now have the make the hardest decision in programming. It has nothing to do with naming things or invalidating caches: rather it is which *nix to install on a computer. NextBSD and MidnightBSD both have goals that are relevant … Continue reading
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Speaking of Swift, what idiot called it swift-evolution and not “A Modest Proposal”?
Eating the bubble