Clash: Common Lisp as Shell

I often feel a little sad that – being a child of the 80s – I will never have the chance to operate a Lisp Machine.  They were popular around the time that AI was the big buzzword in Computer Science, then they died out when that bubble burst.  Today the buzzwords are ‘Cloud Computing‘, …

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Development Environment

“Beware the IDEs of March” — Julius Caesar My software engineering professor enjoys a joke at my expense when it comes to opinions about development. We frequently end up in informal discussions about Software Engineering practice and a subject that crops up a lot is whether or not to use an IDE (integrated Development Environment) …

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