It was only nine months ago that Code for America (CfA) published its book Beyond Transparency: Open Data and the Future of Civic Innovation and in this blog 153 more words
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The latest release of Essence# introduces the ability to invoke .Net methods that have “out” or “ref” parameters. This post will explain what those are, why supporting them is a technical challenge, and how to pass such parameters to .Net methods that use them. 1,289 more words
Essence# was released to the public almost 2 months ago. Since that time, the following features and capabilities have been added: Exceptions, Collections, Traits, Announcements and .Net Events, passing blocks as parameters to .Net methods where the corresponding parameter is a .Net delegate, and defining Essence# classes that represent .Net generic type definitions. 1,497 more words
Static typing inhibits interoperability. It does so between class libraries and their clients, and also between programming languages.
The reason is simply because static typing violates encapsulation in general, and improperly propagates constraints that aren’t justifiable as architectural, design or implementation requirements in particular. 1,369 more words
Essence# currently provides no support for any sort of GUI. Nor does it provide any code editing or code browsing tools. You might think that that means that the only way to develop code in Essence# is to use generic text editors, but such is not the case. 1,949 more words
Sometimes I have the opportunity to connect with interesting people that want to provide better healthcare collaboration like myself. Recently, I was introduced to such an individual in Suresh Kumar, the founder of a solution called “vCareConnect”. 695 more words