Filtering Arrays in Objective C

February 16, 2008 A quick look at how to filter NSArrays in Objective C.

Filed under functionalobjc

Writing Join in Erlang

May 5, 2008 Erlang doesn't have a built in function for joining strings, and so I sat down to put one together quickly. A quick look at two different ways that join can be implemented.

Filed under functionalerlang

Thoughts on Dating Erlang

April 30, 2008 I have been working on a project using Erlang for the last few days, and have been enjoying it a good bit. Its given me a few topics to think about: message passing and functional string handling, among others.

Filed under functionalerlang

Failure of Implicit Conventions: Determining Function Destructiveness

July 18, 2007 The distinction between destructive and non-destructive methods is important, but most languages rely on unwritten convention to differentiate one from the other. We need to do better than this.

Filed under functionallanguage-design