August 2010 Entries

2010 - the Singularity is still over the event horizon

this year I had the pleasure of cramming the following information into my lobes: Book: Schuams Graph Theory - http://www.amazon.com/Schau... - a subset of combinatorics. From my perspective, just use linear algebra - you can bash anything into vectors. some interesting stuff on platonic solids and the 3 color world map. SD - shortest distance SP - shortest path bipartite graph - 2 disjoint sets ......

Posted On Wednesday, August 25, 2010 5:07 PM | Comments (0)

F# - sharper than C#

How I wish I could find work in Israel that payed me to code in F#. If I didnt have 4 other mouths to feed, I would do it for free! I read the F# survival guide - CTO Corner, The F# Survival Guide it really blew my mind Anyway, heres my 2 cents as to why F# is more advanced than C#: much more concise. Functions are first class objects, and can be applied directly to collections to perform transformations/filtering much more efficiently. Immutably is encouraged -makes multi-threaded code much more ......

Posted On Wednesday, August 25, 2010 2:56 PM | Comments (0)

Sela, So long and thanks for all the fish!!!

I've been at Sela(www.sela.co.il) for 3 years now, working as a software architecture consultant. I've had the pleasure to learn from some amazing people there. But all good things come to an end - its time to grow in new directions! I will soon be moving on to participate in a new venture - Code Value - http://codevalue.net/ ......

Posted On Wednesday, August 25, 2010 1:56 PM | Comments (0)

Workflow 5.0 - not quite there yet!

After scrapping the Workflow API and starting from scratch with v 4.0 , youd think they would have built the ultimate abstraction, but no - heres my gripes: · Parallel is not parallel, just allows AsyncCodeActivity instances to asynchronously call code and receive callbacks (via BeginExecute and EndExecute) · Non recursive · VB expressions - blah · For Imperative activity definition value assignment to be evaluated during execution (instead of definition) - requires a string representation of code ......

Posted On Wednesday, August 25, 2010 1:40 PM | Comments (2)

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