Ecological modeler. Shiny developer. Tidyverse denizen. Scheme enthusiast.
As an exercise in my Chez Scheme learning journey, I have implemented a dataframe record type and procedures to work with the dataframe record type.
I have previously written about how to read and write JSON files in R and Racket. In re-reading that old post, I’m struck by how it shows me tinkering without understanding.
I was reading a blog post that mentioned that Julia has “[w]eak conventions about namespace pollution” and it got me thinking about how I manage namespace pollution in R and Chez Scheme.
I’ve been an enthusiastic Mac user for about 12 years, but hardware problems with a recent MacBook Pro and friction surrounding the Catalina upgrade pushed me to evaluate other Unix-like systems.
I recently wrote a little library, chez-docs, to make accessing documentation easier while learning Chez Scheme (blog post). The main procedure, doc, in chez-docs only returns results for exact matches with proc.