I don't know jack (yet) ⇝

  Wynn Netherland • 2013-03-03

My head is still spinning from Tim Caswell's lightning talk at Big Ruby where he showed off jack, his new programming language. (I'll post a link to the video when it's available. The gamepad-driven demo was amazing.) The simple yet powerful syntax looks like an excellent starter language for new programmers. I'm intrigued especially at the function syntax:

{arg1, arg2, arg3| body } is Function --> true

I want to see how my seven-year-old picks up something like this since she's shown interest in Ruby already.

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Wynn Netherland
Wynn Netherland

Engineering Director at Adobe Creative Cloud, team builder, DFW GraphQL meetup organizer, platform nerd, author, and Jesus follower.