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Lega per l’abolizione di Maven

Da Wikipedia leggiamo A maven (also mavin) is a trusted expert in a particular field, who seeks to pass knowledge on to others. The word maven comes from the Hebrew, viaYiddish, and means one who understands, based on an accumulation of knowledge   Ora il professor Pippero ha stilato la seguente top ten delle frusrazioni [table id=3 /]   Maven …

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WISP Manifesto

We talked about ”Web applIcation Service Provider” (WISP) in the past days. So what are the specification for a Service Provder wanting to be a WISP? Let’try to sketch them together: WISP Hypothesis A WISP must offer a set of XML-RPC API (WISP API) to configure the services. They must be simpler than SOAP, and must …

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Being Functional F#

F# is a Microsoft research Language. F# is riding the functional revenge way of the last years. F# is a mixed approach, because some variables can be modified. It borrows a lot of things from Haskell and OCaml  (Wikipedia dixit). F# is not used like Erlang or Haskell but it could be installed with Visual …

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Squeak 4.2 final now out! « The Weekly Squeak

Squeak4.2-10966.zip is now available at http://ftp.squeak.org/4.2. This is intended to be the actual-released 4.2 image, unless, as Chris Muller says, “we find some problem, which we won’t!”. Squeak 4.2 final now out! « The Weekly Squeak. We read on the startup: A new virtual-machine, known as “Cog”, is about to be released for Squeak.  It’s …

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