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Composable Regular Expressions and Fields

Martin Fowler wrote a brief article about composing regular expressions in order to make it easier to deal with individual “tokens” and to give them structure. As noted by a reddit commenter, string constants can be a bit unwieldly to deal with and will break. Scheme Shell solves this problem with anRead More

Automating Simple Tasks with Scheme (Competing with Perl, Python and Ruby)

A reddit user by the name of alanshutko stated what was necessary to make Scheme, Common Lisp, Haskell, and other non-mainstream languages more appealing to the average programmer. Compare that with the types of simple programs we see in Perl and Python. “I have a bunch of files, and I want toRead More