Daily Archive: 2008-09-06

Sep 06

Balanced Tokens in Many Languages

Tony Morris blogs about his solution to the problem of validating ‘balanced pairs’ of tokens in a command line argument Read both the article and the comments. Then come back here. Don’t worry, the browser will wait patiently for you. My thoghts: Tony Morris believes that he demonstrates that Haskell has better functional composition than …

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Sep 06

Grails Proof Of Concept

I was able to write a working Monte Carlo Project Simulation prototype in less than 24 hours. Here’s a screenshot of the relevant portion: Manifest: Grails IntelliJ JFreeChart (via Eastwood / Google Chart API) EatJ hosting

Sep 06

Google Chart API

In the process of building a Monte Carlo simulation engine, I stumbled across Eastwood, and the Google Chart API. Diving in, I’ve discovered that the Google Chart API is pretty solid for simple charts – easy to get started, and fairly simple to experiment with by manipulating the URL. And, if you’re using Grails, Eastwood …

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