JVM, CLR, innovation and openness

Alex has written an interesting post about the respective futures of the JVM and the CLR. It hooks in with the news ...

Eclipse 3.3M7 broke my fingers

Eclipse 3.3M7 was released yesterday, and lo, it was good. But there’s just one small hitch: it completely broke the ...

Announcing the London Haskell User Group

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The London Haskell User Group (London HUG) will be having its first meeting on Wednesday 23rd May. I’m very ...

Appropriate Optimization and Platform Choices

There has been some controversy recently about Twitter and its problems scaling up to satisfy a very impressive level ...

Haskell: Explaining Arrows through XML Transformations

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There’s been some discussion on the programming subreddit today about arrows in Haskell, which was kicked off by dons ...

Fallacies in the Great Dynamic vs Static Debate

The debate between static typing and dynamic typing rages on and on. It polarises geeks in the same way that political ...