Monthly Archives: May 2016

Beginnings of a rewrite in #Forth

I my previous post, I said that I had written a little app in COBOL, and was interested in re-writing it in Forth. I am using gforth, which is an ANS Forth. The problem I am first trying to tackle … Continue reading

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I wrote an app in #cobol

I started to write a little COBOL program last year, but quickly abandoned it. I decided to have another go at COBOL recently, and I have successfully completed my project. I have made the program available as a gist. What … Continue reading

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All languages can be made declarative

I was reading some interesting articles about simplifying programming: Out of the Tar Pit, on Reddit: https://redd.it/2ztw5o What, if Anything, Is a Declarative Language?, a blog article: https://is.gd/lBmORs I’d like to add my own thoughts on “declarative” languages, which are … Continue reading

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Magic Hat – WIN stays in

The MHP (Magic Hat Portfolio) on Stockopedia (http://www.stockopedia.com/fantasy-funds/magic-hat-463/) is an experiment by me to see if a human can improve on a mechanical Greeblatt Magic Formula screen. I am trying to weed out “mistakes” that I feel the screening commits: … Continue reading

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