Index of ‘J Language’ Articles

January 19, 2011

Articles, J Language

J: Working with Henry Rich’s Example

Today I’ll report on experience working part way through one piece of Henry Rich’s J program for bowling. Understanding dawns slowly.

We have referred to Rich’s example before. Here it is in its entirety:

NB. Index of each ball that …

January 10, 2011

Articles, J Language

J Learnings

Just recording random discoveries as I work through the EasyJ book. Read if all that interested in how I think …

January 8, 2011

Articles, J Language

Working Up to J

To do J, you must change the way you think. You must also learn many new words and other parts of speech. Working on part one today …

May 3, 2006

Articles, J Language

Bowling Vectors

June Kim posted a J Language version of bowling that is very vector-oriented. As an experiment, I coded up a vector-style version in Ruby, TDD of course. It turned out to be kind of interesting.

Recent Articles

Estimate This! (or not)

My friends and colleagues in the #NoEstimates circles have some good ideas, as I’ve commented elsewhere. I’m left, though, with a couple of concerns.

SAFe – Good But Not Good Enough

I recently took the SAFe SPC training. My bottom line assessment is that it will be a marketing success, organizations trying it will see improvement, and some will see great improvement. And I don’t like it.