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Faking Algebraic Effects and Handlers With Traits: A Rust Design Pattern
Algebraic effects and handlers have become a hot topic in programming language research during the last two decades. In the early days of handlers people were curious but seemed to have difficulties to get started with the topic. And so one of the pioneers of handlers eventually felt compelled to...
22 Dec 2022
What the Ministry of Truth Knows About ... the Essence of Object-Oriented Programming
Language extremists from the far right are spreading misinformation online on the essence of object-oriented programming (OOP). They say things like ‘… a language feature would not be worthy of the name “class” without supporting inheritance …’ insinuating that inheritance is an essential feature of OOP. The ministry of truth...
25 Nov 2022