/Jonathan Bartlett

About Jonathan Bartlett

Jonathan Bartlett is the author of the book Programming from the Ground Up, which is an introduction to programming using Linux assembly language. He is the lead developer at New Media Worx, developing Web, video, kiosk, and desktop applications for clients. Contact Jonathan at johnnyb@eskimo.com.

Higher Order Functions

2010-05-26T11:21:12+00:00 May 13th, 2005|Linux|

Functions are the wonderful and powerful building blocks of computer programs. Functions allow you to break code down into simpler, more manageable steps. They also allow you to break programs into reusable parts -- parts that are both reusable within the program and in other programs as well. In this article, learn how to create new functions at runtime based on templates, how to create functions that are configurable at runtime using function parameters, and how the Scheme language can be a valuable tool with functions.