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22 Jul, 2009

I am a Procedural Programmer

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Development

I had occasion today to reflect on what I’ve learned in the last few years developing software and it occured to me, not much has really changed since I first struggled with Lisp and Scheme in university. I still don’t completely “get” functional programming! Wrapping my head around all those brackets in any derivative of […]

14 Apr, 2009

Groovy and Bash – can scripting get much easier?

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Development

The ability to execute pretty much any bash statement embedded in a Groovy script is great, don’t get me wrong, but with the advent of Grape – and provided that you’re an Ivy/Maven user – adding the abilities of just about any Java library to your scripting language is easy. So what does Groovy add […]