Sunday, August 03, 2008

Closures, rimes and altogether Nice things

Some articles that make for good summer reading:

Will Closures Make Java Less Verbose? by Bruce Eckel [article here]

Execution in the Kingdom of Nouns by Steve Yegge [article
In fact there's a JVM language called The Nice programming language that sports a very Java-like syntax, but also includes expressive facilities for using verbs: standalone functions, which Java forces you to wrap with Callbacks or Runnables or other anonymous interface implementation classes to be able to refer to them.

Nice programming language [site here]
For simplicity and conciseness, this tutorial presents Nice as an extension of the Java programming language.
'' [From Nice tutorial]

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