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Dethe Elza • Jan 10, 2015 • 1 min read

The Man from S.P.I.M.E.

“Gha,” Greeble threw the gizmo against his desk, “what an anachron! No description, no lifecycle, no bill of materials, not even a website. How can I recycle it if I don’t know what’s in it?”  Read →

Dethe Elza • Jan 9, 2015 • 4 min read

Multimethods for JavaScript

I’ve been thinking a lot about generic methods, aka multimethods, aka multiple dispatch. The idea, as I understand it, is that instead of dispatching a method on the type of it’s class, to dispatch it on the arguments passed at runtime. I could use this while I’m rewriting Waterbear, to help simplify both the runtime code for blocks and to avoid having many blocks that only vary on the types of arguments they accept.  Read →

Dethe Elza • Feb 23, 2014 • 1 min read

Papa Dethe's Waffles

My waffle recipe has been a hit with the kids for years image of waffle  Read →