Monthly Archives: September 2018

HotSwift

A few places have linked to Apple’s use of Swift in iOS, it’s useful to put it in context. How much of Solaris was made out of Java? Almost none. There was a web browser that you’ve never heard of … Continue reading

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OOP the Easy Way: now 100% complete

Hello readers, part 3, the final part of the “OOP the Easy Way” journey, has now been published at Leanpub! Thanks for joining me along the way! As ever, corrections, questions, and comments are welcome (you can comment here if … Continue reading

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Two Schools

There always seem to be two schools in software, though exactly where the gates are varies. Alan Kay described how Edsger Dijkstra noticed that “the Atlantic has two sides”. It was basically all about how different the approaches to computing … Continue reading

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On Sharecropping

Today I came across the site Danny Reviews, at which fellow internet Danny Yu has posted over 1400 book reviews. I realised that if I had posted book reviews of every book I have read since I became an internet, … Continue reading

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Two out of three ain’t bad

Parts one and two of OOP the Easy Way are now both complete. Part three will be underway soon, in the meantime you are welcome two read the first two parts on Leanpub (and will automatically be entitled to updates … Continue reading

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