I solve a simple math problem with three languages representing three paradigms which I see placed along the sliding scale of "declarativeness".
As developers begin learning Elixir, they often have a very understandable confusion around the difference between Elixir's behaviours and protocols. These are similar constructs, but with important differences.
I'm dedicating this post to trawling through the full Elixir 1.12 changelog and shining a spotlight on a few of my favorite changes.
Who actually follows the Agile Manifesto? Is it even reasonable to expect that anyone would?
In Elixir, nil can mean "what was sought was not found" and also "this is intentionally blank". This disparity in the intentionality of nil makes life difficult for Elixir developers.
If you need to bail out of a Ruby block before the end, how is that accomplished?
Monkey-patching is a controversial topic in Ruby and other languages. So, should I use it or not?
"Classical AI" (fancy single-purpose algorithms) is still being taught in university AI courses. In this post I argue that computer science, as a field, should focus more on general AI and neuromorphic computing, while also noting ambiguity of the word "intelligence."
Sometimes I want string templates that I can pass around. In this post, I discuss how this can be accomplished in Ruby.