Archive | August, 2010

Try Arc

I wrote tryarc.org inspired by sites like Try Ruby and Try Haskell. My hope is that it can become a way for people to experiment with Arc and go through the tutorial without having to install mzscheme. The REPL points out that it’s “lacking certain refinements”. These correspond roughly to what’s on the Try Arc TODO list. [...]

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Try Arc TODO

Some things that could make Try Arc better: fix memory leak DONE a more advanced implementation could save the oldest client envs to disk and swap in/out based on need, rather than killing old clients; or better yet, only kill the continuations orphaned by their clients, and if at maximum capacity, ask new visitors to try back [...]

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Web type resources

A Hacker News thread introduced me to most of these: http://www.typetester.org/ http://www.theleagueofmoveabletype.com/ http://typekit.com/ http://code.google.com/apis/webfonts/ http://openfontlibrary.org/  

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Clojure + App Engine: Resources

Related to Google App Engine: buntin.org: Leinengen + Clojure + Google App Engine = Interesting… sethtrain’s Beget El Humidor: Clojure on Google AppEngine Compojure on GAE Hacker News comment Hackers With Attitude etc: leiningen tutorial, including explanation of SNAPSHOT in project.clj :dependencies  

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Clojure for Lisp Programmers

Clojure for Lisp Programmers taught me a lot about Rich Hickey’s design choices for Clojure and helped me get excited about the language. Great introduction.

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Try ArcScript

Try my DSL for JavaScript in Arc. Related threads: http://arclanguage.org/item?id=12156 http://arclanguage.org/item?id=12079 http://arclanguage.org/item?id=11918  

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Javascript links

QuirksMode Douglas Crockford’s Javascript Peter Michaux’s site Hacker News poll on JS libraries Javascript Libraries jQuery

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