Programming Language Popularity

Some interesting metrics of programming language popularity. LangPop.com – statistics on greping search queries on various web properties — usage in open source projects, books published on Amazon.com, etc. TIOBE index – similar listing, of search engine results exclusively.  Longer tail listing, and shows trending. Happiest users – this one is just a static blog […]

Continuation Patterns

Interesting paper on the topic of various program patterns implemented in coroutine.  As mentioned in a previous post, continuations are a powerful control flow primitive — they can be used for: Call with Current Continuation Patterns, Ferguson & Deugo Escaping recursive procedures and loops Reentry into recursion Coroutines Backtracking Simulating multitasking The paper covers these […]