Jacob Kaplan-Moss

13 items tagged “language”

📌 Douglas Hofstadter - Person Paper on Purity in Language #
📌 Perl 6

Interesting choice of a new design for the Perl 6 home page. Yes, the colors are pretty garish, and I’m a bit weirded out by the somewhat patronizing female voice being employed. However, I’m especially struck by the decision to ask people to “be nice” right up front: setting expectations of politeness right on the homepage is awesome. #

📌 Natural Language Processing for the Working Programmer #
📌 Pyntch - Static Code Analysis for Python

Typeflow analysis for Python. Looks pretty cool; don’t know how well it’ll work on larger projects. #

📌 If Programming Languages Were Christmas Carols | The Changelog

Guido we have hard on high / Sweetly indenting o’re the code, / And the functions in reply / Their exceptions sweetly flowed. #

📌 Growing a Language, by Guy Steele

Absolutely amazing. #

📌 XPRL.org Home Page

“eXtensible Public Relations Language.” Yikes. #

📌 English stop words

A pretty good set of English stop words. #

📌 RussellBeattie.com - Fuck

“Fuck is just a word. I use it liberally when I don’t feel like filtering (and I feel that by not filtering, the post will be better for it). So get over it, you bunch of pansy ass, oversensitive, hypocritical whiners.” #

📌 Book - NLTK

A book on natural language processing in Python. #

📌 LilyPond - About - Essay

Awesome essay on automating music typography. #

📌 List of fictional expletives - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Yippe-kay-yay, Mr. Falcon! #

📌 Worst analogies ever written in a high school essay

“The little boat gently drifted across the pond exactly the way a bowling ball wouldn’t. ” #