Monthly Archives: August 2018

Oh no, I’m beginning to like perl5

I’ve been writing and rewriting my plain text accounting package in various languages for some time now. Incarnations have included bash/awk/sed, C, C++, Haskell, golang, Lisp, and Scheme. I decided to try writing it in the vilest language of all: … Continue reading

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Newbies thoughts on #drracket and #scheme in general

I have toyed with scheme/lisp in the past. Like most people, I have thought “that’s really cool,” and then gone back to programming in whatever language I was using before. Lisp, I found, has a high barrier to entry, and … Continue reading

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Magic Hat Portfolio: FXPO stays in

Metals & Mining company FXPO (Ferrexpo) is due to be kicked out of the portfolio by rotation. The market reacted badly to its recent trading statement, and it has a Stockopedia StockRank of 68. It is down 36.4% since purchase. … Continue reading

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