Source: Literate Programming
📄💻 “The Newton Method as a Short WEB Example” by Bart Childs explores implementing the Newton Method using the WEB language.
🗒️ The paper is available in PDF format.
💻 The Newton Method is implemented in the WEB language.
📝 The author of the paper is Bart Childs.
💻 FWEB is used to compile the source code.
💾 The PDF file has a size of 130KB, while the source code is only 32KB.
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Source: Who Wants to Be Tracked?
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Source: User Driven UI
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