bookmarks for March 10th, 2008 through March 11th, 2008

  • Utu: stackish – Interesting data language inpired by Forth, can encode XML and s-expressions and it’s simple and fast to parse.
  • Inheritance is evil, and must be destroyed: part 1 – Substitute is-a relationships with has-a, recommends the author. I think that to really enable this, something like Scala’s inner classes is needed.
  • Huemul – “Huemul is a new implementation of Smalltalk.”
  • A Brief Introduction to Rvalue References – C++ manages to get complexity to a whole new level. Now in addtion to values, pointers and references it gets rvalue references. The curious thing is that they solve a problem that references themselves create, and do so in an incredibly convoluted way.
  • Dr. Dobb’s | Query Anything with SQLite | novembre 6, 2007 – Article on SQLite poweful virtual tables, which allow querying with SQL things like filesystems or text files.
  • Halcyon Days – “Interviews with Classic Computer and Video Game Programmers”
  • – A genius video on Catholic rituals.