Last year, I introduced monads under a more “intuitive” light—focus was placed on the semantics of monads rather than formal definitions, turning to the Maybe monad as a first contact. The following assumes the reading of said article.Continue reading “Superposition & Indetermination: the List Monad”
I recently stumbled upon The Lost Art of the Makefile. It was a timely find, in that I too had been circling back to
make and the article expresses some of my opinions. It’s a tool that is not only still relevant, but, I argue, more enjoyable and apt for many scenarios than the modern tools that get chosen by default or vice. Continue reading “Make the Web”
A page request
Consider the following simplification of the data pipeline for a front-end page request:
Originally posted internally at Automattic a while ago, I’m publishing the following piece concerning software internationalization (i18n) for whomever it may serve.
Consider the following piece of UI:
You don’t need to know exactly which part of your application this is in order to understand the label Trash. Translators and the translation engine, however, will only see this: Continue reading “PSA: Double-check your strings for ambiguous contexts”