Thoughts of the day

Actually this afternoon I was talking with my colleagues here at AXANT about the discussion pending over tail recursion elimination that is proceeding around Python, so they wanted me to post about that. But, as I think that functional programming doesn’t really have to be embedded inside python if we don’t need it, I don’t really want to talk about that! (I’m not going to talk about that, so please, leave this post now, because I won’t say a word!) Usually I think about functional programming as a good tool to implement generic programming and also Tail recursion elimination can be an optimization inside compiled languages where a loop costs less than a function call as it is just an […]

Google loves Ruby

Can you see any reference to Ruby here? They even have an ObjectiveC library, probably cause of the huge amount of Objective C web frameworks, but no official Ruby library. Do they hate Ruby? Please, do not hate Ruby! I’m a poor little interpreted language used by everyone who is making real money, please love me! pleaseeeee, I’ll make you rich! Yeah, ok, I’m sarcastic and there obviously are some unofficial Ruby libraries around there for GData.