Would Anonymous Functions Help in Learning Programming/Python?
Paul Rubin
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Sat Sep 22 11:32:30 CEST 2007
Carl Banks <pavlovevidence at gmail.com> writes:
> That's it, lost me already. You ever see the kinds of programs
> mechanical engineers write? It isn't software.
They do a lot of number crunching. Certainly they can appreciate
higher order functions like integrate(f, x0, x1) to integrate the
function f from x0 to x1; or diff(f, x0) to find the derivative of f
at x0; etc. Fortran had cheesy ways to do this as far back as the
1950's.
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