Monday, April 24, 2017

book online: Wolfram Language

An Elementary Introduction to the Wolfram Language by Stephen Wolfram
The Wolfram Language represents a major advance in programming
languages that makes leading-edge computation accessible to everyone. Unique in its approach of building in vast knowledge and automation, the Wolfram Language scales from a single line of easy-to-understand interactive code to million-line production systems.

Starting Out: Elementary Arithmetic: Elementary Introduction to the Wolfram Language

Diophantine Equation--5th Powers -- from Wolfram MathWorld

% java Euler 
150 * 27^5 + 84^5 + 110^5 + 133^5 = 144^5 // takes about 20 seconds

cloud: StdLib, Nodal, and Functions as a Service (FaaS)

podcast interview
Herding Code 223: Keith Horwood on StdLib, Nodal, and Functions as a Service

"Standard Lib is a registry for serverless microservices. It’s kind of like a mix between npm and heroku, so there is a central registry, but rather than just installing the services locally, they handle deployment for you. There are command line tools available via npm that make it easy to create (lib create) and deploy microservices (lib up)."

link to another podcast with the same person:
DraganSr: StdLib: micro-services, server-less, cloud tool
StdLib — Function as a Service Software Library

Using “Server-less” Architecture to Massively Parallelize DNA Sequence Alignment via StdLib and…

keithwhor/audiosynth: JS Dynamic Audio Synth
"Dynamic waveform audio synthesizer, written in Javascript.
Generate musical notes dynamically and play them in your browser using the HTML5 Audio Element. No static files required."