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Introduction to Case Classes
I’ve been recently chatting with the creator of match-js about how his library and caseclass.js might work together and I ended up writting quite a bit about case classes. Enjoy. Scala is a newish object-oriented/functional hybrid language that runs on the JVM. It actually takes a lot of concepts from Erlang, such as its actor […] Read more – ‘Introduction to Case Classes’.
Javascript Console
With all my recent Javascript experiments, I wanted a browser-independent Javascript console more and more. I found Rhino and have been using it for the last month or so. It’s proven pretty useful, and it was quite easy to install: I simply copied js.jar to /usr/local/rhino/ and then added the following to my .profile for […] Read more – ‘Javascript Console’.
I just pushed actor.js to GitHub. It’s an easy-to-use wrapper of Firefox 3.5’s Web Workers, giving you a nice way to pass messages between threads via Actor objects which can listen to other Actor objects. It’s inspired by Scala’s Actor library, though beyond the name there’s probably nothing much in common – mine is surely […] Read more – ‘actor.js’.