On Mar 26, 2014 9:32 AM, "Simon Spero" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I would structure the book by task, showing how different languages would
> implement the same task.
> For example,
> using a marc parsing library in java, groovy, python, ruby, perl,
> c/c++/objective c, Haskell.
> Implementing same.
> Using a rest API
> Implementing a rest API
> Doing statistical analysis of catalog records, circulation data , etc.
> Doing knowledge based analysis of same
> Treatment of each topic and language is likely to be cursory at best, and
> am not sure who the audience would be.
Hey, as the coordinating editor for an upcoming issue of the code4lib
journal, cursory introductions to programming languages with a focus on
solving common library problems sounds like a sweet spot for the journal!
Any passionate language advocates want to get the ball rolling? The
proposal deadline for issue 25 is just a few weeks away: