Monthly Archives: August 2017

The R Language

With the implementation of the functional idiom in languages such as Haskell, Scala, Java, Python, Ruby, and C#, is the R language relevant? One thing note about function languages is that same like Haskell are considered to be pure functional languages that do not support mutations that are considered harmful. Java 8 finally gave Java developers a taste of functional programming but the feature is just an add on to the language. ¬†This was done, I think, to maintain backwards compatibility with the millions of Continue reading →