Fun with Lambda Calculus

JavaScript and TypeScript Hidden Gems: Decorators

Container networking is simple

Issue #21


A Byte of Coding Issue #21
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Fun with Lambda Calculus

Modified: 20 October 2020
Tags: clojure, functional programming

Functional algebra makes up the basis of functional programming. It's most famous for proving that all things can be represented with functions, and it's wild to think that it was pioneered in the mid 1930s! In this informative article, Stepan Parunashvili uses Clojure and only functions to create a factorial function. Although it's pretty heavy on the Clojure syntax, which isn't the most intuitive for most people, the only alternative for explaining the topic is Greek symbols.

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JavaScript and TypeScript Hidden Gems: Decorators

Published: 20 October 2020

Decorators are a powerful tool that exist in other languages, but are currently in the proposal stage of being added to TypeScript and JavaScript. But how are we meant to understand how to use this tool properly, when TypeScript's own documentation uses it incorrectly? Fernando Doglio's example driven article dives into the many purposeful uses of decorators, emphasizing that in order to use them correctly, "the rest of your logic needs to work with or without the decorators".

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Container networking is simple

Published: 18 October 2020
Tags: linux, bash

Containers are all the craze, and have been for the past couple of years. And why not? They're isolated little environments of bespoke software stacks that are easily sharable. One of their few downsides though (for most people), is the added complexity of networking. Fortunately Ivan Velichko has written a thorough article on how networking between containers work, both on your local machine and with the external world.
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