Danie Roux

People person, change agent. Journeyer through problem and solution space. Interested in being interested.

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Simple demonstration of Haskell FFI

January 1st, 2007 · 2 Comments · general

Breaking down Haskell FFI (Foreign Function Interface) to a very simple, working example.

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Learned enough Tcl to be dangerous

August 18th, 2005 · No Comments · general

We got new toys at work. Two BIG-IP load balancers from F5. Seriously cool devices. Some highlights include: It runs Linux kernel 2.4 in conjunction with some microkernel OS that F5 calls TMOS. Customized, interactive monitors for server availability can be written in Perl. Traffic flow can be modified using Tcl scripts. Basically anything can [...]

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Time for a walk on the Seaside again

July 29th, 2005 · 1 Comment · general

With my studies under control (for a certain given value of “control”) I feel like taking a walk on the Seaside again. So tonight I grabbed the newest Squeak version from the official site. I then followed the instructions on the Seaside site and soon had a running Seaside application again. One annoying thing though, [...]

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Lambda Calculus and Haskell

May 21st, 2005 · 2 Comments · general

I’m teaching myself Haskell. Its not easy going, I’ve been thinking in Object Oriented languages for too long! Getting used to the idea to actually abstract away state, is proving difficult. I decided to take the plunge and first understand Lambda Calculus. Since this is the basis on which functional languages works, the idea is [...]

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