Software! Math! Data! The blog of R. Sean Bowman
The blog of R. Sean Bowman

Posts with tag “programming languages”

February 09 2016

I have been writing some Javascript lately, mostly in my free time. Don’t ask me how I got started – Javascript is not my favorite language, let’s say, and I don’t do a lot of web stuff these days. But it’s been interesting to check out the landscape. There are more “frameworks” than you can shake a stick at, the language itself is evolving pretty quickly, and there are lots of cool things you can do in the browser that weren’t available even a couple of years ago.


February 01 2016

We learned about monoids, we learned the (mathematician’s) definition of a Monad, and now we’re going to take a look at at least one alternative (but equivalent) definition more often used in computer science. This is the Kleisli triple.