FunSpIns - a recap of Rob Ashton's lessons - Das Intro

17 Sep 2013 Functional space-invaders series A recap of Rob Ashton’s lessons - Das Intro Drawing a Rectangle Moving a Rectangle No attributes, No vectors, A tiny Workflow and more squares State, the World, the Loop The hero must move, the enemies must move smarter The hero shoots Collisions, the dead, and a...

Simple model of a politician in Haskell

19 Aug 2013 Here is a simple model of a politician in Haskell, which you can use to create arbitrary politician instances. You only need to provide that particular politician’s body of knowledge and its individual mapping between a statement and a corresponding fallacy. The answering is already implemented. Please note that the...

What I'd have wished Windows 8 to be

13 Aug 2013 There has been so much rant on Windows 8 that you could think that it is enough already. Then again, the same argument can be used to say that given so much rant, some more doesn’t even count, so here we go. Windows 8 Forget about ARM - just menacing...

Combat fatty WPF VMs - Controller

05 Aug 2013 TL;DR Don’t dismiss controllers in a MVVM scenario - they remain useful and are an easy target for certain responsibilities that would burden VMs. With some infrastructure they can look much like Web-style controllers. MVVM I hear you groan - there is not much that can beat those 4 letters...

Atrocious Learnings of Haskell for Make Benefit of solving Math Problem

30 Jul 2013 Monday evening’s original plan was to read up on Concurrency stuff in Haskell. Alas, the site was down. My focus shifted towards twitter and then to this tweet: #Ruby or #Python? If I could learn only one, which one would it be? #twestion— Dennis Traub (@DTraub) July 29, 2013 So...