2019-02-10
Escape analysis in Go

Escape analysis is a method for determining the dynamic scope of pointers.

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2019-01-01
Pointers vs values in Golang

In Golang the general recommendation is to use pointer receivers if there is a need to modify the data structure.

But then the question is can we still use value receivers even if we need to modify data?

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2017-06-29
Applicative Functors in Haskell

Applicative Functors in Haskell extend on the idea of Functors.

Functors are things that can be mapped over. Another way of looking at functors
is as values with an added context. For instance, Maybe values have the extra context that they may have failed. Whit lists, the context is that the value can actually be several values or none.
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2017-06-28
Functors in Haskell

A Functor in Haskell is a type class.

What is a type class?

A type class represents a set of variables that have certain properties.
For example in Haskell the Eq type class represents things that can be equated.
The Show type class serves as an interface for things that can be displayed as strings.
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2009-07-16
The importance of personal projects

I came to America with only 2 bags, a green card in my pocket and a head full of dreams. Building a game as a personal project helped me in my search for a job. I wanted to have some personal project to show to people so I built a car racing game.

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