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re: First work report of GSoC!
We'll incorporate all that, little by little, to the actual...
re: GSoC 2019!
You're doing great work, Antonio. Keep it up!
re: Perl Weekly Challenge week #1 challenge #2: FizzBuzz
Ah.. Right. Thanks!
re: Let's find something better than LaTeX
I pretty much agree with everything you've said. LaTeX is ...
re: What technology do you want to learn in 2019?
You should really give Perl 6 a try. Functional, reactive, ...
re: Retraction of an Obituary
I didn't mean niche to be dismissive. I use it in the biol...
re: Retraction of an Obituary
I very much agree with most of what you have said. The deve...
re: What's a useful programming language feature or concept that a lot of languages don't have?
Perl 6 grammars They go many steps further than simple rege...
re: The point of freedom
Thing is, you can still make money out of it if you give th...
re: The point of freedom
It's because free software is more about the freedom of oth...
re: Degree, Bootcamp, or Self-Taught: Thoughts on How to Choose
That's bad. Higher education should be the equalizer of peo...
re: Degree, Bootcamp, or Self-Taught: Thoughts on How to Choose
In Europe, a degree might be, in fact, the cheapest way to ...
re: Title suggestions for a history of computer science mini web series?!
.history (can't believe no one has suggested this so far)
re: Thoughts on interpreted vs compiled languages?
Well, Java is slower than almost anything in Regexes (and a...
re: Thoughts on interpreted vs compiled languages?
You can't just "win" at performance. It will depend on payl...
re: Thoughts on interpreted vs compiled languages?
That's the case for JavaScript, but most interpreted langua...
re: Perl is Perl
Around and kicking, and progressing to a modern, progressiv...
re: Which programming language/environment is more “powerful” than people realize?
You probably expected this, but I'm gonna say Perl 6. Relea...
re: Who's looking for open source contributors? (May 21 edition)
I am working on the Perl 6 documentation. And we need your ...
re: We need your help with the Perl 6 documentation
That's great! There are a couple of issues that will help y...
re: What kind of breaks do you take throughout the work day?
When I stay at home for working on non-academic stuff (as i...
re: Evergreen skills to use throughout your career?
Read and interpret error messages. That will help you throu...
re: Electronic friendly Graffiti
Cool!
re: What are you working on these days?
And a great talk it was. MindFlex was mindboggling, too. (n...
re: Hardware + Collaborative art
I'll take pictures next Wednesday when it's put to work :-)
re: Hardware + Collaborative art
Great!
re: Perl6 Multi Method Signatures : Self Introspection
Sorry again, Simon. The trailing colon separates (please ch...
re: Perl6 Multi Method Signatures : Self Introspection
Thanks!
re: Perl6 Multi Method Signatures : Self Introspection
Sorry, Simon, I don't seem to be able to parse this: Simp...
re: Security Sprint week 9: Privacy politics and the internet
There were probably vested interests that wanted it to fail...
re: What was the worst bug you've ever written?
I wrote a paper submission system for a conference, PPSN, b...
re: Mastering IRC tool irssi + scripting
And bots...
re: Security Sprint: week 6 - Perl, forensic and new limits
And I'm the proud cloud computing teacher. You rock!
re: Which modern languages use grammars as a basic feature?
Yep, I meant as part of the language itself. As you say, th...
re: Learning Functional Programming
You might want to give Perl6 a try. Although it's not purel...
re: Lazy habits in linux terminal
Well, I don't know. You might have some secret information ...
re: Why do people like Perl?
It's relatively simple, similar to other languages so learn...
re: Lazy habits in linux terminal
It's not a good idea. You could add generated files, backup...
re: Lazy habits in linux terminal
I never get to write aliases for git * which I use every si...
re: Testing an API Against its Documentation
You've got to love the name of the tool...
re: What would you like your first programming language to be (or have been)?
Thanks!
re: What would you like your first programming language to be (or have been)?
Thanks! I do think that REPLs are great to learn syntax and...
re: How do you approach when you are learning new language ?
I look for a particular application. Most usually it's an e...
re: What would you like your first programming language to be (or have been)?
I went the other way round. In fact, I learned C with a boo...
re: What would you like your first programming language to be (or have been)?
What an interesting choice. Thanks for sharing! I would nev...
re: What would you like your first programming language to be (or have been)?
I kind of seem unable to remember bash syntax from one time...
re: Do developers still need UML?
The answer for every question of this type is always "Yes, ...
re: What do you Google EVERY. SINGLE. TIME. and never just memorize?
R commands. ggplot2 options. Every single little thing in t...
re: Sorting people for fun and teaching computer science
It was obvious they related to you more than they did to me...
re: Don’t pay the for-loop tax
So true. Absolutely agree. The "for loop tax" is part of th...
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