Does Visual Studio Rot the Mind?
This talk dissects the code generated by Visual Studio; analyzes the appalling programming practices it perpetuates; rhapsodizes about the joys, frustrations, and satisfactions of unassisted coding; Does visual studio rot the mind Nice. I like that article, not so much because it slags a Redmond born product, but that it goes to the core - bring back fun, in all it's forms, into programming. Just say no to ugly code. I really want elegant code back. Unfortunately there is too much of the quick fix hack smartly generated crap bloat. read moreLISP-like programming in php
My obsession with things schemish and lispish and having to use php on a daily basis leads to the usual comparison and how would I do this in ... style questions. So here comes another go at how would I program lisp style in php. How much is possible? What is possible? Mind you not everything is really useful or the best way to do it. It is just an intellectual excersise, a study on using some of the php'f features to program in not a typical php (imperative) style. the compulsory conses, car, cdr in php Well for the benefit of non-lispers I will use head and tail instead of car and cdr respectively.read more