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Steve Purcell πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί
β™₯️ Good code, kind people, ethical business and simple systems. Emacs, PostgreSQL, Lisp, Haskell and GIS fan. (He/him)
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Steve Purcell πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί retweeted
Stopa Oct 25
Every lisp hacker I know, including myself, has found the parenthesis in lisp off-putting. At first of course. Soon after we came to the same conclusion: the power lies in the parens! In this essay, we'll go on a journey to discover that conclusion :)
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Steve Purcell πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί Oct 26
Excellent work! I think I'm on 27 actually, but still some catching up to do. 🍽️
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Steve Purcell πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί Oct 25
Replying to @randyshoup
Impressive! 26 here.
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Steve Purcell πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί Oct 24
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Steve Purcell πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί Oct 24
Replying to @twitchard
For lower riffs, check out Meshuggah.
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Steve Purcell πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί Oct 24
Replying to @apenwarr @mgdm
That works great! Source: implemented a demanding GIS app in which properties of 10s of millions of GeoJSON features were stored in a JSONB column and indexed.
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Steve Purcell πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί Oct 24
Yes! This is absolutely a secret weapon that more people should know about.
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Steve Purcell πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί Oct 24
I have done this too when unable to use separate computers for work and personal stuff.
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Steve Purcell πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί Oct 23
Replying to @ElucidationsPod
Yeah, it really helps with the feedback loop, and merlin is fast too.
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Steve Purcell πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί Oct 23
Replying to @ElucidationsPod
Currently just using a nix shell tbh.
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Steve Purcell πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί Oct 23
Replying to @deech
Ah no, I have heard that windows support is a weak point though.
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Steve Purcell πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί Oct 23
Replying to @citizen428 @des0ps
Spin looks nice!
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Steve Purcell πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί Oct 23
Replying to @stojg
It me!
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Steve Purcell πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί Oct 23
Replying to @smelc3
Yikes!
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Steve Purcell πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί Oct 23
Replying to @arsatiki
The reasonml side of things is certainly pretty compelling though.
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Steve Purcell πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί Oct 23
Replying to @arsatiki
I plan to stop at common lisp.
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Steve Purcell πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί Oct 23
Replying to @malk_zameth
Well I'm definitely not doing it right, so I think you've got a good point.
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Steve Purcell πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί Oct 23
Replying to @stojg
We probably also have a bunch of overlap that you'd be surprised about. I'm a bit of a magpie.
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Steve Purcell πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί Oct 23
Replying to @sanityinc
I am using ocaml without the mandatory French supervisor stipulated in its licence terms, but nobody had stopped me yet.
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Steve Purcell πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί Oct 23
Replying to @RisuToInu @malk_zameth
I am delighted to confirm this excellent wisdom.
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