Examining the script.aclo.us Unit Testing Implementation

Introduction This article walks the brave reader through the guts of the unit testing code provided by script.aculo.us, (hereafter referred to simply “scriptaculous”, because that’s hard enough to type as it is) the JavaScript library that powers most of those nifty interactive and Ajaxy effects you’re enjoying on web sites these days. This exegetical exercise […]

Unpacking multirember&co from TLS

The purpose of The Little Schemer, its authors profess, is to teach you to think recursively, and to do so without presenting too much math or too many computer science concepts. The book is a ball to read. However, from the perspective of this reader, who is fairly new to functional programming and totally new […]