The F# Journal just published an article about mechatronics:
"A simple way to create a cheap CNC milling machine is to fit a Dremel rotary tool to a cheap open-framed 3D printer such as a Printrbot. The same GCode used for 3D printing can then be used to mill. This article explains how F# can be used to generate GCode to control a CNC milling machine in order to carve out some laminar shapes including a cirle and a heart..."
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Why does Java still feel bloated nowadays compared to other languages with garbage collection? - "We were after the C++ programmers. We managed to drag a lot of them about halfway to Lisp." -- Guy Steele. The fundamental problem with Java is that Lisp ...
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