Scala 3 is ... gluten-free!!!

2021-02-21 Software-Craftmanship Functional-Programming Nerdy Scala

A couple of month ago I started to have stomach cramps. First it was only once week, but then it was more or less constant. Funny enough I had to find ... Read More

Haskell + Beam = Hamler (III)

2021-02-01 Software-Engineering Advent-of-Code Functional-Programming Haskell Nerdy Elixir

Here comes part III of the Hamler blog post series … One of the observations was that for/on Day21 hamler ~6000 times slower than haskell, ... Read More

Haskell + Beam = Hamler (II)

2021-01-18 Software-Engineering Advent-of-Code Functional-Programming Haskell Nerdy Elixir

Here comes part II of the Hamler blog post series … For this year’s Advent-of-Code I wanted to take a look at Hamler. I just finished ... Read More

Haskell + Beam = Hamler (I)

2020-12-15 Software-Engineering Advent-of-Code Functional-Programming Haskell Nerdy Community Elixir

Hamler Blog Post Series … Hamler (I) - First week (this post) Hamler (II) - All solutions for part 1 (in Hamler and Haskell) Hamler (III) - ... Read More

Emacs & Lisp ... a match made in heaven

2020-04-12 Software-Engineering Tips & Tricks Nerdy Emacs Lisp

At community (as everywhere these days) we are not using one programming language, we are using a set of programming languages, means for one week I ... Read More

The corona virus ... and it's consequences

2020-03-30 Personal Nerdy

The corona virus has a lot of weird side effects. You suddenly find time to do things that you couldn’t do (or wouldn’t do) for month!!! ... Read More

Code Elixir LDN 2019 - 3 languages in 3 minutes

2019-08-01 Software-Craftmanship Conferences Community Elixir Functional-Programming Haskell Nerdy Scala

Last week I was in London attending Code Elixir LDN 2019 delivering a lightening talk on 3 languages in 3 minutes … This was my first Elixir ... Read More

The vertical bar screen of death ... the story of an unexpected win-win

2018-09-21 Software-Engineering Nerdy Tips & Tricks

Last year I spend some time and money to “renovate” my old 17-inch Macbook Pro (remember the good old times … when Apple was ... Read More

Happy 4th of July!!! Or ... how to take advantage of an opportuunity!

2016-07-10 Personal TEDN Nerdy

A long weekend in San Francisco (Jul., 4th - Independence Day), great weather and nothing to do? I smell opportunity! Opportunity to do something that ... Read More

X-Mas Project 3: Install Source Code Pro (again) - And make Emacs use it (again)

2014-12-29 Software-Engineering Nerdy Tips & Tricks

It is not a secret ... I like Source Code Pro! A couple of weeks ago I got myself a new MacBook Air (and resisted the temptation to get the 13-inch ... Read More