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# What does (((λ f . (λ x . (f x))) (λ a . a)) (λ b . b)) mean?

## over 7 years ago | Pat Shaughnessy: Pat Shaughnessy

This week I’ve been spending some free time between projects working on my function programming skills. I’m a Ruby developer but have always been fascinated by functional languages such as Haskell, Clojure and of course Lisp. I was excited this morning when I stumbled across a fascinating article called 7 lines of code

# Ruby Multiplies Like a Fourth Grader

## over 7 years ago | Pat Shaughnessy: Pat Shaughnessy

Ruby multiplies large integers using the same algorithm we learned in elementary school. Imagine yourself as an 8 or 9 year old at a chalkboard learning to multiply. Your teacher asks you to write one number over anothe

# Slides: “I’m Postal For Promises in Angular”, delivered at NG-Conf 2014

## over 7 years ago | Christian Lilley: UI Guy

(I’m a text guy myself, but if anybody prefers to absorb content through audio/video, you can catch this presentation on YouTube.) This presentation is a high-level introduction to promises, with some additional details related to Angular. But if you’d like deep-dive training on the structure of Promises, and building your own, see my previous post, […]

# Slides: “I’m Postal For Promises in Angular”, delivered at NG-Conf 2014

## over 7 years ago | Christian Lilley: UI Guy

(I’m a text guy myself, but if anybody prefers to absorb content through audio/video, you can catch this presentation on YouTube.) This presentation is a high-level introduction to promises, with some additional details related to Angular. But if you’d like deep-dive training on the structure of Promises, and building your own, see my previous post, […]

# Default values and overloads are not the same!

## over 7 years ago | Kristof Mattei: Kristof's blog

Consider the following class of the Awesome(r) library, using default parameters. public class Foo { public void DoCall(int timeout = 10) { /* awesome implementation goes here */ } } You get the dll and that class & function in your code, like this: Foo foo = new Foo(); foo.DoCall(); Can’t get much easier than […] The post Default values and overloads are not the same! appeared first on Kristof's blog.

# How Big is a Bignum?

## over 7 years ago | Pat Shaughnessy: Pat Shaughnessy

Ruby represents small integers using Fixnum and large integers using Bignum. Most of us don’t use Ruby to perform complex calculations for science, engineering or cryptography applications; instead, we migh

# 2013: Year of achievements!!!

## over 7 years ago | Gourav Tiwari: easy_software = Agile.find(ruby_on_rails)

As I look back to year 2013, it turned out to be an year of achievements, for me on both on personal and professional front!Personally:Ran 10 miles in under 2 hrs(1:56) BSR PhilllyLearnt swimming and practiced, thanks to my father(V K Tiwari) and Sagar Motikhaye Regular physical exercise achieved :)and lot of fun with friends and family!Professionally:Organized a DevDay@TCSReleased multiple ruby gemsAttended first ever JSChannel conferenceRead a very nice book Clean Coder by Uncle BobContributed to various open-source projectsLearnt D3 (still call myself a beginner :) Learnt Angular (again beginner :)Learnt R (coursera)Shared knowledge in BDD, TDD, Ruby, Rails with various teamsLooking forward to 2014 with lots and lots of fun, learning and sharing!

# 2013: Year of achievements!!!

## over 7 years ago | Gourav Tiwari: easy_software = Agile.find(ruby_on_rails)

As I look back to year 2013, it turned out to be an year of achievements, for me on both on personal and professional front!Personally:Ran 10 miles in under 2 hrs(1:56) BSR PhilllyLearnt swimming and practiced, thanks to my father(V K Tiwari) and Sagar Motikhaye Regular physical exercise achieved :)and lot of fun with friends and family!Professionally:Organized a DevDay@TCSReleased multiple ruby gemsAttended first ever JSChannel conferenceRead a very nice book Clean Coder by Uncle BobContributed to various open-source projectsLearnt D3 (still call myself a beginner :) Learnt Angular (again beginner :)Learnt R (coursera)Shared knowledge in BDD, TDD, Ruby, Rails with various teamsLooking forward to 2014 with lots and lots of fun, learning and sharing!