Advent of Code 2017 ... Revolutions!!!
Let’s talk about the Advent of Code … again!!! Last time we talked about a/the Scala implementation. This time around I figured that I ... Read More
Kotlin ... the better Java?
2018-08-11 Software Engineering Functional Programming Kotlin
Everybody is talking about Kotlin. Me too!!! Obviously the question is: Is Kotlin the next better thing? Is Kotlin going to replace Java? Is Kotlin ... Read More
Advent of Code 2017 ... Reloaded!!!
OK … it took me a while, but … hopefully it was worth it!!! Last year at christmas I did the Advent of Code and … really liked ... Read More
Category Theory for Programmers ... Reviewing THE course!
A couple of weeks ago Angel pointed me to a very nice lecture: Category Theory for Programmers (from/by Bartosz Milewski). Bartosz Milewski is a ... Read More
How to make your options in the future suck less!!!
2017-06-26 Software Engineering Scala Functional Programming
If you are here for some advise on how to invest your money (using options), you are in the wrong place. This is about how to use Scala Options in ... Read More
Functional Programming on iOS and Android - Making the impossible ... possible?!?!
2015-04-25 Software Engineering Functional Programming Mobile
Beginning of the year we had one of our Microsoft Senior Architects from the GDC (Global Delivery Center) in India with us. Over a couple of pints the ... Read More
Scala on Android - Gradle, Ensime and the Android UI samples
2015-01-27 Software Engineering Scala Functional Programming Mobile
Besides getting my first companion app done for my Pebble, I also spend some time on X-Mas to start porting the Android UI samples to Scala. The ... Read More
Scala on Android - A start ...
2014-01-28 Software Engineering Mobile Scala Functional Programming
I don't know what your experience is, but ... ... in my case, when I look at a new technology, one of the main (or first) hurdles is, that it takes ... Read More
To become or not to become ... a Sunday with Scala and Actors
2013-10-07 Software Engineering Functional Programming Scala
It is Sunday, the sun is shining ... in Ireland!!! What do you do? Right: You get your laptop and finally start to get your head around the actor ... Read More
Teaching Scala @ TCD ... back to the roots
20 years ago I used to teach object-oriented programming (based on Eiffel) at my old university in Germany. This week I got the chance to experience a ... Read More