[Pharo-dev] [Inspiration] Toward a better programming

phil at highoctane.be phil at highoctane.be
Wed Apr 2 05:24:08 EDT 2014


Environmentally aware is nice indeed.

We can have this.

Phil
Le 2 avr. 2014 11:11, "Tudor Girba" <tudor at tudorgirba.com> a écrit :

> Both. But, does it really matter? :)
>
> Doru
>
>
> On Wed, Apr 2, 2014 at 9:49 AM, Norbert Hartl <norbert at hartl.name> wrote:
>
>> Definitely the latter...
>>
>> Norbert
>>
>> Am 02.04.2014 um 09:11 schrieb Andres Valloud <
>> avalloud at smalltalk.comcastbiz.net>:
>>
>> > Hey Doru, I was going to ask "so is that a language or a library?"...
>> >
>> > On 4/1/14 23:12 , Tudor Girba wrote:
>> >> Indeed, I read this article several times over the last couple of days.
>> >> This work is impressive particularly when combined with the cloud part.
>> >>
>> >> The language itself is less interesting for me, but what makes it stand
>> >> out is that it has a coherent and robust philosophy behind and
>> >> phenomenal goals to reach. In Pharo, we have the luxury of building on
>> >> top of coherent and robust philosophy (even if different from the
>> >> Wolfram one) and we should try as much as possible to keep our eyes on
>> >> phenomenal goals that seem unreachable.
>> >>
>> >> Another thing I like in Wolfram's work is attention to details:
>> >>
>> http://blog.wolfram.com/2008/01/10/ten-thousand-hours-of-design-reviews/
>> >>
>> >> Details are crucial, and all the effort in Pharo around naming and
>> >> redesigning what already exists is incredibly important. But, it is
>> >> precisely at the moment when we are knee-deep in details that is
>> crucial
>> >> to keep our eyes on the phenomenal long term goals.
>> >>
>> >> There is so much to build. Let's be bold.
>> >>
>> >> Doru
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> On Tue, Apr 1, 2014 at 7:22 PM, Sven Van Caekenberghe <sven at stfx.eu
>> >> <mailto:sven at stfx.eu>> wrote:
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>    On 31 Mar 2014, at 06:21, S Krish <
>> krishnamachari.sudhakar at gmail.com
>> >>    <mailto:krishnamachari.sudhakar at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> >>
>> >>     > How about impact of this:
>> >>     >
>> >>     >
>> >>
>> http://blog.stephenwolfram.com/2014/03/injecting-computation-everywhere-a-sxsw-update/
>> >>     >
>> >>     > I would agree it is quite complex for any beginner, but utility
>> >>    of a programming language on these lines seems cut out for the
>> future..
>> >>
>> >>    Wow, this is really powerful stuff, a long read, but well worth it.
>> >>    By recombining and reusing all their technology they seem to be able
>> >>    to move into more and more territory.
>> >>
>> >>    It is closed source and (very) expensive, and I don't like the
>> >>    syntax, but we sure can get good ideas from them.
>> >>
>> >>    Thanks for sharing the link.
>> >>
>> >>    Sven
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> --
>> >> www.tudorgirba.com <http://www.tudorgirba.com>
>> >>
>> >> "Every thing has its own flow"
>> >
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