First Class Functions: C# and JavaScript

Last week I found myself looking at two C# methods I’d written. They were nearly identical, with different names and they differed by the execution of one single predicate function at the very end to filter out exactly the kind of thing I was looking for. I found this to be pretty dissatisfying. I knowContinue reading “First Class Functions: C# and JavaScript”

JavaScript’s NaN

I wanted to write something about NaN because this occupies a weird space in JavaScript and might not behave like you suspect it should when doing equality comparisons. It also came up recently, and I want to make absolutely certain that I don’t forget the manner in which I should handle this thing. My firstContinue reading “JavaScript’s NaN”

Byte Tool

Let’s talk about developing your own tools. It’s hard to come up with an introduction to this because it’s such a pervasive thing in programming that it feels like talking about breathing. “Yeah, breathing is fun and important! You should try it yourself!” Well, whatever. Developing your own tools is fun and important! You shouldContinue reading “Byte Tool”

JavaScript Object Equality!

I started working on a little test utility to go along with the verbosely-named “Let’s Make Byte Buffers Easier” project. There will be a post about that soon, because it’s been an adventure and I think I’ve produced something that is at least moderately useful. I quickly realized that determining whether or not two thingsContinue reading “JavaScript Object Equality!”