This is very cute! Can you point to a fun example? I looked through the repo and it wasn't obvious where some tests and examples were.
Jay On Fri, May 18, 2018 at 4:20 PM, Eric Griffis <ded...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi everyone, > > I would like to announce the initial release of event-lang, an > experimental Racket library that simplifies the creation of complex > synchronizable events. > > https://pkgd.racket-lang.org/pkgn/package/event-lang > > Event-lang provides a primitive expression lifting form, > > > (pure 123) > #<evt> > > some event combinators, > > > (sync (fmap + (pure 1) (pure 2))) > 3 > > (sync (app (pure +) (pure 1) (pure 2))) > 3 > > (sync (bind (pure 1) (pure 2) (λ xs (pure (apply + xs))))) > 3 > > and a collection of event-friendly alternatives to base Racket forms > and functions. > > > (sync > (event-let > ([x (pure 1)] > [y (pure 2)]) > (pure (list x y)))) > '(1 2) > > Composite events make progress by synchronizing constituent events, > either concurrently or in a predictable sequence. Synchronization > results can be ordered as specified, > > > (let ([t0 (current-inexact-milliseconds)]) > (define (now) (- (current-inexact-milliseconds) t0)) > (sync > (async-args > (pure (cons 1 (now))) > (pure (cons 2 (now))) > (pure (cons 3 (now)))))) > '(1 . 0.200927734375) > '(2 . 0.14990234375) > '(3 . 0.178955078125) > > or as completed. > > > (let ([t0 (current-inexact-milliseconds)]) > (define (now) (- (current-inexact-milliseconds) t0)) > (sync > (async-set > (pure (cons 1 (now))) > (pure (cons 2 (now))) > (pure (cons 3 (now)))))) > '(2 . 0.0771484375) > '(3 . 0.093017578125) > '(1 . 0.123046875) > > The project has three outstanding objectives: > > 1. Provide a sophisticated lifting form > > to simplify usage of the provided constructs. The event/event module > contains a first approximation. Its construction was tedious and > error prone, so I commented out the docs. > > 2. Provide a full-blown #lang event/racket/base > > for producing whole modules of events and event constructors from > ordinary Racket code in a principled manner. > > 3. Provide support for static analysis of synchronization behaviors. > > Event programming in Racket is a curious form of meta-programming, > and a few simple compile-time checks could reduce cognitive > overhead. > > This pre-release is a request for feedback in anticipation of a > production-ready version 1.0. I would like to round out the base > collection and devise a comprehensive testing plan, with a stretch > goal of re-introducing the sophisticated lifting form. At the moment, > I'm using event-lang daily and adding base constructs as needed. Feel > free to do the same or request your favorites. > > Please take a look and let me know what you think. > > Eric > > -- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups > "Racket Users" group. > To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an > email to racket-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. > For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout. -- -=[ Jay McCarthy http://jeapostrophe.github.io ]=- -=[ Associate Professor PLT @ CS @ UMass Lowell ]=- -=[ Moses 1:33: And worlds without number have I created; ]=- -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Racket Users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to racket-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.