New: The "Begin Rust" book

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Book review: Loserthink
Book review: Loserthink

A short review of a book I've just completed: Loserthink.

New book available: Begin Rust
New book available: Begin Rust

Miriam and I are happy to announce a new book, Begin Rust, for teaching Rust as a first programming language.

There are no mutable parameters in Rust
There are no mutable parameters in Rust

A quick description of the difference between mutable values and variables in Rust, as an addendum to the Begin Rust book.

A Lazy Rust Compiler
A Lazy Rust Compiler

I've begun work on a new compiler for the Rust programming language, adding a vital language feature missing in the official compiler.

Basics of Carbohydrates
Basics of Carbohydrates

A basic overview of what carbohydrates are at a molecular level.

Making nutrition decisions
Making nutrition decisions

I've been trying out a new dietary pattern recently. This post is about how I make decisions on what to try, and some general rules I've been converging on.

The Warp Executable
The Warp Executable

Ever need a quick web server for some static files? Use the warp executable!

Tokio 0.2 - Rust Crash Course lesson 9
Tokio 0.2 - Rust Crash Course lesson 9

Lesson 9 in the Rust crash course: using Tokio 0.2.

Down and dirty with Future - Rust Crash Course lesson 8
Down and dirty with Future - Rust Crash Course lesson 8

Lesson 8 in the Rust crash course: down and dirty with the Future trait

Boring Haskell Manifesto
Boring Haskell Manifesto

Haskell is revolutionary. But we're ignoring that. Instead: how to get Haskell into your organization, and how to make your organization more productive and profitable with better engineering

Haskell kata: withTryFileLock
Haskell kata: withTryFileLock

A Haskell code kata to sharpen your skills. Rewrite withTryFileLock to have a different type signature.

How to lose weight
How to lose weight

A short guide on approaches you may take on losing weight, and my recommendations for getting started. Targeted at newcomers to the health and fitness world.

My new home network setup
My new home network setup

We just did a bunch of rennovations on our house, including to our network setup. For the curious, here's what it looks like.

Gym Etiquette Test
Gym Etiquette Test

A recommended required exam for anyone to join a gym

Typing Resistance
Typing Resistance

Programming languages, like the human body, are subject to the phenomenon known as resistance. Learn how type systems in programming act like insulin in the body.

Shutting down haskell-lang.org
Shutting down haskell-lang.org

I've recently shut down the haskell-lang.org website, redirecting to a new FP Complete Haskell site.

Call for new Stack issue triager
Call for new Stack issue triager

Interested in contributing back to the Stack project? Consider joining the Stack issue triager team!

Mismatched global packages
Mismatched global packages

How GHC can ship packages that are different than what's on Hackage, how this impacts Stack, and how to do better

Kids Coding, Part 4
Kids Coding, Part 4

Part 4 of teaching my kids to code, teaching the six year old some coding

Kids Coding Interlude: the function game
Kids Coding Interlude: the function game

An interlude in the series of kids coding to talk about a helpful exercise we use: the function game

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