Posts tagged “moose”

Beans pt2: docs, tests, and more types

A couple of comments on the first post suggested that I look into the command-line bookkeeping application ledger, or indeed, its Haskell version hledger. They look very interesting, but rather hard to wrap my head around. So though I’m going to bear them in mind for later, I’ll carry on doing these sketches till I [...]

The moose counts beans – managing my finances with Perl

I’ve recently been trying to improve my rather disorganized personal finances. While I previously “managed” by leaving the bulk of the money in my account and hoping that I’d calculated my expenses versus salary roughly correctly, this is suboptimal for answering various questions like “Do I have enough money to go on holiday?” or “Have [...]

Lambdacamels, slime, and a syphilitic stoat.

1. In which a challenge is thrown, but there is a spanner in the works! Haskell suddenly became “important” in the Perl community when Audrey Tang started to blog about Pugs, the prototype version of the Perl 6 interpreter/compiler. So, when I started looking at Haskell, I did so with another Perl-monger, larsen, one of [...]