Programming is “Pointless”

Some may call it “pointless”, but I absolutely love the point-free tacit programming style. The level of brevity can be truly astounding! Some of the terseness comes from not having to mention parameter names all over the place and much of it comes from the relentless factoring that this style makes straight forward (the Factor…

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FORTH LOVE? IF HONK THEN

[The first in a series of posts on the evolution of TransForth] I’ve been enthralled by retro computing recently and have been filling my bookshelf [yes, actual bound paper books] with (nearly) extinct programming language topics: Lisp, Fortran, Smalltalk, APL, Forth, … About this time last year I did a blog series implementing Lisp in…

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