May 2006 Blog Posts

Alois Kraus on F#

Alois Kraus just made this nice post about functional programming in F# and C#. I enjoyed the article very much and he even bigs up one of my own posts, which of course tickled me.   However, I disagree with quite a lot of what he said in his conclusion paragraph. He writes:   “Not all concepts of functional languages should be explored by Mort and Elvis since most of them are fairly complex to understand because functional languages are very picky (just like unix) who can be their friend and who not. If Einstein does write...

A simple parser in F#

It’s a lovely evening here in Brussels and I am sitting on my balcony, I think summer might have finally arrived, except every time I think that we get two days of clouds and rain. The only problem with this is below are two restaurants with out terraces who have plenty of customers, the only problem with this is the smell drifts up into my apartment makes me hungry.   Anyway I have been neglecting my blog lately, there is a reason for this, but nether the...