June 2006

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Combinators

Eric Lippert writes about a limitation of generic delegates in that they cannot be used to build combinators — a function that takes a function and returns a function. With nongeneric delegate one can define a combinator as follows: delegate D D(D d); Eric then demonstrates some combinators from combinatory logic.
Read more » Jun 24, 2006, 7:53PM
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Direct UI

Direct UI is the notion of treating a document window as more than just a WYSIWYG display. This includes treating the window as a control surface, inserting various markup, treating document elements as controls, and applying transforms/animations that allow the elements to momentarily transcend their document layout. It’s about making the document come
Read more » Jun 21, 2006, 2:52AM
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