• stevekrouse

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    3 years ago
    This essay does a solid job summarizing the classic skepticism against "improving programming". Found it via @pbiggar https://architectofworlds.com/blog/why-codeless-software-doomed-fail/
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  • curious_reader

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    3 years ago
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    Daniel Hines

    3 years ago
    Preferably one that doesn’t get into true FP with strong types and such, but focuses more on the rationale behind immutability/referential transperancy.
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  • Kartik Agaram

    Kartik Agaram

    3 years ago
    The recent discussion of Bonnie Nardi's "A small matter of programming"[1] got me to take it off my bookshelf and reread it. Here are some notes from my reading, in case anybody's interested. Particularly @jonathoda who asked for a summary. http://akkartik.name/post/nardi [1] https://futureofcoding.slack.com/archives/C5T9GPWFL/p1559061487146900
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  • stevekrouse

    stevekrouse

    3 years ago
    Design Principles Behind Smalltalk by Ingalls There's a lot of gold in this, including: "An operating system is a collection of things that don't fit into a language. There shouldn't be one." https://www.cs.virginia.edu/~evans/cs655/readings/smalltalk.html Thanks for the recommendation, @jonathoda
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  • Dan Stocker

    Dan Stocker

    3 years ago
    Is there any statistic out there about activity of communities like this, trying to reform coding, over time? Google trends doesn’t seem to be very helpful.
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    Deklan Webster

    3 years ago
    @stevekrouse did you ever have time to look at those questions I had about FRP etc? 😶 I can paste it here again if you lost them
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  • Prathyush

    Prathyush

    3 years ago
    @Sébastien Talking about composable visual elements for music creation, I think Devine's ORCA is nothing short of magic/crazy genius:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RaI_TuISSJE

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    Garth Goldwater

    3 years ago
    @Prathyush what's N/E/W/S? having a lot of trouble googling it
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  • shalabh

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    3 years ago