Monthly Archives: April 2014

Buffers Aren’t Strings

So, the issue of this post has recently come up once again, because this: infinitely recurses in Rakudo. Why? It’s because both Buf and Str do Stringy, and when eq is given disparate types, it calls .Stringy on both of them. … Continue reading

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I Just Love (♥!) C++

Let’s say you want to keep a bunch byte values around in a std::vector<uint8_t> until you get the chance to write it to a file. So, here comes the first piece of data: Anyone who knows their C++ knows that … Continue reading

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About Those Slangs…

I like the idea of slangs. They let you modify the grammar of Perl 6 (or maybe you’d prefer Q, or perhaps Regex?). This means you could easily switch into a more pythonesque style of programming just by importing a … Continue reading

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