lunes, 6 de junio de 2011

js can be fun(ctional) too. A new hope

Reviewing my latest gists, I re-discovered one in which I copied a js snippet that implemented foldr, one of those great higher order functions. As a proof of concept, I implemented some of the functions on 'Why functional programming matters' paper. In fact, I reimplemented nearly all builtins.scm (from my Half Assed Scheme implementation)



I recently took a quick look at coffeescript, and it seems very promising. Unfortunately, I didn't even try it (just the online interpreter). Maybe when I try rails 3.1