updated sporadically at best
Friday, January 18, 2008
How enterprises use functional languages
really nice paper
by Wadler on the usefulness of functional programs, or "functional programs used in anger."
Pitfalls of teaching Java first
In catching up on my Lambda-the-Ultimate reading, I came upon this
which talks about the problems with the current state of computer science education.
I agree with some parts of it, such as what is wrong with teaching Java as a first programming language. Some of the other things they talk about seem more idiosyncratic.