On the fractal nature of effort estimates

We still live in a world where people want to play the game of estimates. Indeed, in some industries this may (kind of) work (Yes, this is the 30th automobile we are designing, and the requirements may be more or less the same (not really) than for the 1st automobile...

codename reax - redux-ish appflow, rxjs-based

I have to admit: I have not done much redux yet. My colleague has and I was able to help him at times and look over his shoulder. Redux is possibly the (currently) most popular implementation of the pattern coined as Flux by facebook. I wouldn’t be surprised if people...

Up a Free

Eric’s latest post has some more code to chew upon. Here is where we find the first slight deviations in syntax and used modules. Generic types the generic IntMap is defined as such… type IntMap<'t> = Map<int,'t> It looks like F# deviated from the unusual type argument placement in OCaml....

More a tree than a forest

Catching up with Eric Lippert’s latest post on writing a Z-machine in OCaml, there isn’t much to say today. The code presented can be used 1:1 in F#.

Where is the house

After quite some time there were lifesigns from Eric Lippert, whose blog output is usually a great pleasure to read and understand. He is embarking an an adventure to write a so-called Z-machine with the following constraints: Written in OCaml Embracing functional programming (e.g. immutability, side-effect-free functions,…) As far as...