Day 22: What’s the point of pointfree programming?

He had taken a new name for most of the usual reasons, and for a few unusual ones as well, not the least of which was the fact that names were important to him. — Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind If you’re a programmer, there’s a good chance that names are important toContinue reading “Day 22: What’s the point of pointfree programming?”

Day 1: Why Raku is the ideal language for Advent of Code

Now that it’s December, it’s time for two of my favorite traditions from the tech world: the Raku Advent Calendar and Advent of Code. These two holiday traditions have a fair amount in common – they both run from December 1 through Christmas, and both involve releasing something new every day during the event. Specifically,Continue reading “Day 1: Why Raku is the ideal language for Advent of Code”