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Well I’ve got to at least hand it to @otfrom for trying to lighten the mood. Though there’s a good chance Laa Laa did in fact work for the Russians on secondment to Cambridge Analytica to influence Kenyan elections while kidnapping families that would then be featured on a Netflix show. Sad times we live in……
Going to leave this here…. for no reason whatsoever apart from to get rid of Laa Laa. 🙂
(defn -main [& args] (go-loop  (do (exec-fn) (<! (timeout (gen-time))) (recur))) (Thread/sleep (* 1000 (* 60 60 24))))
@ben.hammond Don’t know, I don’t use async that much and this one works for me. I’m not hung up on the details right now.
Hello everyone, I am looking for a venue in London to host our talk night on the 2nd July. We have 19 sign-ups for the event. http://meetu.ps/e/GQkNJ/1qGWd/d If I don't find a venue, we could also just stream it over the internet with a Google hangout or zoom
Unfortunately SkillsMatter says we didn't book any events, even though we have July and August events published on their website.
Probably not a popular thing to say here (not something that has ever bothered me much ;)), but I am in the process of trying to learn some typescript right now, and my main conclusion is that types are insanely hard. Top respect to all you Haskell nuts, you know who you are!
I'm definitely going back to Clojure soon. This hell has reminded me why it's best not to bother.
but all those errors which you can't reasonably catch any other way... and monads are quite friendly once you grok the lingo
It's not so much monads (though I don't think I have ever fully understood them). It just takes rather a lot of effort to get fairly basic things to comprehensively typecheck in typescript. I have been studying the "typesafe-actions" package, which is an OS library for using redux actions in typescript. It's very interesting and I have even been emailing the author, but when you consider that all of that code is to create some fairly basic objects, it's fairly clear how deep the rabbit hole can go I think 🙂
it's certainly clear that it's possible to create typed languages where the overhead, both conceptual and typing, is overwhelming... but every time i hit an unhandled-case, wrong-shape or bad ref error i cry a little
Sure. Having come from Java land I definitely had times where I had missed the fairly meagre type system available in Java at that time. I think it's one of those things like unit tests (as per much earlier discussion), costs vs benefits etc. Though I would say that I don't know that any type system syntax has really reached optimal, minimum cost yet.
@jr0cket - I will try to get my proposal done this week - sorry, it's just been an INSANE 6-8 weeks...
We only really close the CfP when we have a full schedule. I'm arranging a meeting with SkillsMatter for 23rd July (or some day that week) to review and see who we want to invite this year.
Thanks John 🙂 FWIW, I am available 29th, 30th, 31st July to meet, but not the week before as I will be in Scotland.
Good to know, will see if we can get the 29th then (clojure dojo is on the 30th)
If anyone wants to be involved in selecting talks for ClojureX, the please let me know. All that is required is to share your thoughts on submitted talks and suggest people or topics you want to see. Ideally you are available some time at the end of July (probably the week of the 29th) for a about an hour or so. Send me a direct message on this slack community. Thanks.
the toughest part of being home alone with a baby is that you can’t easily duck down to Tesco in order to refill the snacks cupboard with Cadbury’s or Jamaican Ginger Beer. The second toughest is that he keeps smashing my keyboard messing up all the parens and indentation.
Hi there! Yep, scoped out the town for groups but I just got here a couple weeks ago so I thought I'd introduce myself and see if anyone was local.
Hi @edward.hughes1911 - I live in Inversnaid, Glasgow is (just) my nearest airport and is nearer to me than Edinburgh. I have friends who live in the west end and we (my wife and I) are sometimes in G'gow for gigs and whatnot, so by Scottish terms, I am local 🙂