Archive for the tag 'python'

Aug 10 2006

Aiming for Mainstream

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Over on defmacro today, a new article appeared: defmacro – Why Exotic Languages Are Not Mainstream in which the author laments that while there appear to be various choices to use Haskell on Windows, it turns out that all of them are, in some way, not ready for prime time… or even for effective hobbiest […]

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Mar 12 2006

Sea change in Web vs. Desktop Development

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In the late 1990s, I rushed in to web-app development with a million other developers, following the demand. At the time I accepted that it took more work to get a web app working than a desktop app, using the tools of the era. But looking at Ruby / Rails and TurboGears: http://www.turbogears.org/preview/docs/tutorials/eajaxtg/paper.html It strikes […]

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