Implementing Stack Oriented Languages — Part 2

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Implementing Stack Oriented Languages

Part 2 – The Parser It’s been some time since the first installment. It amazes me how quickly time flies by when you have so many projects at hand. So let’s jump right in and get coding! Before we get started though, let’s make some changes to our keywords file. First, we won’t need the

Graph Walking Made Easy!

Newbie Developers, especially those who are self-taught, often struggle with graph algorithms. I recently helped a young man on slack get a handle on the subject and I thought I would share my insights with those of you who lack the ability to write breadth-first search (BFS) and depth-first search (DFS) algorithms from scratch. Knowing

Implementing Stack Oriented Languages

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Implementing Stack Oriented Languages

TLDR; Warning long post While most software developers have heard of Structural, Imperative, Object-Oriented, Prototypal, and Functional programming paradigms, and the language types that support them. Few have heard of Stack Oriented Programming even though it’s been around for quite some time. while this seemingly obscure programming construct is out of the norm for most

How to Become A Freelance Software Developer

In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But, in practice there is! Jan L. A. van de Snepscheut I am often asked if you need a CS degree to become a software developer. I usually respond “It helps”. But the truth is I don’t have a CS degree and they were a

Deploying Flask on ISPConfig/Apache

I was asked the other day to deplay a flask site on an Ubuntu 18.04 server running Apache2 and managed using ISPConfig 3.x. ISPConfig is great for adding sites and managing simple hosting services. However, for developers who often need special access to the console and special features it often seems to get in the