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Sample Speech Apps: Twitter, Trac, Do&Follow ... and Big Brothapp!

Sample Speech Apps: Twitter, Trac, Do&Follow ... and Big Brothapp!

Published Jul 2, 2013 by Juan Manuel Serrano

Which kinds of applications are most suitable for Speech? How do we design a Speech app? How do we implement a Speech design using its Scala embedding? To answer these questions in a pleasant and e...

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Never a "Hello, World!" was so real

Published Apr 2, 2013 by Jesus Lopez-Gonzalez

As promised, here is our "Hello, World!" example (also in PDF). This kind of program is illustrative to show the very basics of a programming language. Usually, the program consists on showing the ...

Speech 0.1 released!

Speech 0.1 released!

Published Apr 2, 2013 by Juan Manuel Serrano

We are happy to announce the first release of the Speech interpreter. This is a beta release with the minimum functionality required to test significant application examples, demonstrate the virtue...

Macros and Reflective Calls to eliminate boilerplate

Macros and Reflective Calls to eliminate boilerplate

Published Mar 26, 2013 by Jesus Lopez-Gonzalez

In our previous post, we told you about updatable, a library that empowers programmers to build and update immutable objects in generic contexts. We saw the builder macro as a main element in the l...

Updating immutable objects in generic contexts

Updating immutable objects in generic contexts

Published Mar 7, 2013 by Juan Manuel Serrano

Immutability is one of the hallmarks of functional design, and writing idiomatic programs in Scala highly relies on manipulating immutable objects. Now, if we don’t have mutable fields (aka vars) …...

Welcome message

Welcome message

Published Feb 11, 2013 by Juan Manuel Serrano

Think of information systems, Web 2.0 apps, games, e-learning, e-commerce, and the rest of e-* applications. Certainly, these application domains differ significantly in several respects, but can w...

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