March 29, 2013

Java and Closures

I found that java is in the process of adding function closures (function as first class citizen) to its syntax.

Here is a good example

March 25, 2013

How to check Scala/Java in real Bytecode?

Imagine you have the following code in  AntiTailRecursive.scala

object bc {

  def factorial(n: BigInt): BigInt = {
    if (n == 0)
    else {
      val t1 = n - 1
      val t2 = factorial(t1)
      n * t2

  def main(args: Array[String]): Unit = {


$ scalac AntiTailRecursive.scala  #compile the code
$ scala b # verify that the code works
$ javap -l -p -c -v b     #To view the java byte code of this scala source code/class:

March 24, 2013

Alternative Way to Master Ubuntu

Recently I found some new tools that make you a master using linux specially ubuntu.

Try Krusader which is a file manager instead of Nautilus. Nautilus is cool but doesn't give you the feelign fo a good file manager.
Krudsader benefits:
tools to compare files,
open terminal here,

March 6, 2013

Peer-to-Peer Command-Line Chat in Go Lang

I just implemented a peer to peer (p2p) command-line chat in Go language version as an example to start with. I start to like Go!

You can view the source code here on Github:

Some notes :

1. Spent quite some time on finding and setting up debuggers