Vanessa McHale's blog (3)
  • Awk, Mawk, Gawk Performance

    by Vanessa McHale | awk

    Suppose one would like to process compiler output to include span; vim uses awk (mve.awk) to do this.

  • Deduplication on the Command Line

    by Vanessa McHale | awk

    I am in the process of adding a deduplication builtin to my Jacinda language. It's something I've wanted often enough and evidently part of the reason people use awk (it is the way to deduplicate on the command line without changing order).

  • Generating Vim Tags With Jacinda

    by Vanessa McHale | Jacinda

    One can use Jacinda to generate tags files for vim. This amounts to string processing with regular expressions, which we can do in a functional style, skirting Universal Ctags.

  • Unix Meets APL

    by Vanessa McHale | awk

    Suppose we wish to inspect our PATH. Then we can make it more readable using awk:

  • Processing Compiler Errors in Jacinda

    by Vanessa McHale | awk

    GHC includes span information in compiler errors, but not in a format suitable for vim:

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