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2 pages tagged with "programming languages"

Programming Language and Compilers Reading List

October 08, 2016 - 1119 words - 6 mins
This week, the talented Julien Fitzpatrick (btw, you should check out their RustConf talk if you haven't already) asked what a good list would be for people who are interested in programming languages and compilers. I took it as a good excuse to write a blog post with some of my recommendations. I… read more

Telling the truth in code, function signatures and transparency

October 28, 2015 - 1524 words - 8 mins
When people talk about reasons to use a type system, there are always a couple usual suspects: error checking, documentation, and if you're an IDE person like me, tooling/editor tricks that use type information, like auto-complete. But there's another aspect to the types of function signatures that'… read more