Dia Ḋuit, Gꞃéagóiꞃ is ainm dom agus fáilte go dtí mo ṡuíoṁ gꞃéasáin

Programming as Gaeilge


This might appear a little left-field, but it's always surprised me how the morphology of the Irish language lends itself to programming constructs.

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Date: February 14th at 12:05pm

The merits of Static Paradigms versus Duck Typing


Having recently returned to dynamically-typed languages, I've found myself stumbling a little without the safety net of type-checking. Yet, I'm not convinced on the principles of duck-typing either.

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Date: February 7th at 1:08pm

The Essence of a Good Program


I decided to do a short write-up about my approach to writing a good program. I'd recently finished reading Clean Code by "Uncle Bob" and I felt evangelised to put what I learnt into action.

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Date: August 13th at 12:23pm

A Minor Treatise on the Singleton Design Pattern


It's a favourite past-time of critics to bash on the use of singletons, and that argument has merit. Frequent encounters have left an indelible mark on my psyche. This post is a continuation of an age old argument.

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Date: August 4th at 3:46pm