Kata and Tool Sharpening
“For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.” -Aristotle
Each directory (except
exercism; that's my exercism solutions) contains a different code-cata, with criteria, limitations, rationale, and some of my attempts to date. Some of them are in progress. They target specific tasks (http-serving, textr transformation, file-system access, etc.) and are intended to expose some sharp edges for your skills to avoid.
Should add a sudoku solver
These are the force multipliers, the things that will be useful in many contexts or let you link together other tools for maximum effectiveness.
- Regular Expressions
- Web Servers
- Data Strucutres and Algorithms
These are the languages that I either know or aspire to know. They're good candidates for solutions (depending on the problem). There are many others that could make this list; the idea is to have a small collection of languages that are practical for use and will expose me to a broad cross-section of idioms and ideas. This is to minimize the overhead of focussed, effortful practice.