Sunday, September 9, 2018
I have talked about the difficulty of typing certain JSON values coming from some APIs. The JSON is just very complicated. When I do that, I often get this question “how can you work with a JSON value if you know nothing about it?” The question is rhetorical.
Tuesday, 04 September 2018, by . Filed under coding. Consider writing updates in a state monad where the state contains deeply nested structures.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Over the last year, our team has built a beautiful and advanced Smart Cities system using functional languages. I wrote this document to explain our technology choices to stakeholders and partners.
So let’s talk composition. As programmers we see composition constantly. It’s there even if you’re not aware. If we have two functions f and g and we apply them one after the other, we’re doing function composition. It’s fun to note that composition is associative.
Finger Trees are definitely the coolest data structure I was never taught in school. The gist of Finger Trees is that they represent sequences of elements where the elements also have a measurable 'descriptor' of some kind.
Sunday, June 10, 2018
Building a Messenger bot for Appboy About Messenger bots Introduction On April 12, 2016, Facebook launched its Messenger Platform, intended to provide support for bots, or automated messaging interfaces capable of delivering ordering updates, customer service and executing business functions automat
Monday, June 4, 2018
This is Part III of our three-part series on video game physics. For the rest of this series, see: In Part I of this series, we saw how the free motion of rigid bodies can be simulated. In Part II, we saw how to make bodies aware of each other through collision and proximity tests.
I have talked about the difficulty of typing certain JSON values coming from some APIs. The JSON is just very complicated. When I do that,...
Programmers almost always need the ability to find and replace certain text across multiple files in their projects. Most IDEs provide find ...
RecordRTC is a library that allows for client-side recording, using WebRTC. It's a fantastic tool (created and well-maintained by Muaz...
This is a guest post from Sacha Greif, co-author of Discover Meteor and creator of VulcanJS and Sidebar.