Swift vs. OCaml – Does reference counting use less memory than tracing GC?

The way software developers cling to folklore and avoid proper experimental testing of hypotheses really bothers me. I think perhaps the wor… Read more


A Closer Look at Swift Playgrounds for iPad

A few days ago my wife expressed an interest in learning how to code. ‘Really..? Sure!’, I said. ‘You should check out an app called Swift Playgrounds’. I was a little surprised, since she’s not the math or science type (she’ll freely admit that). Unlike ... (more…)

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