[racket] Documenting a financial model in Racket?

From: Sam Tobin-Hochstadt (samth at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Fri Sep 9 11:43:47 EDT 2011

On Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 11:23 AM, Grant Rettke <grettke at acm.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> At work I've inherited a financial application whose model that is too
> complicated to be documented.
> It has got me really curious how I might use Racket to document,
> understand, and implement the model so that we can really flesh out
> how it works. It would be useful purely from that regard, and also if
> we ever migrated to a different technology (than Java).
> What approaches, techniques, or features of Racket do you think might
> be interesting?

Contracts! Also, domain-specific languages implemented via macros.

> My list: Typed Racket, in-code documentation, Rackunit,
> purely-functional or perhaps classes and interfaces, not sure what
> would be easier for people to read.
> Best wishes,
> Grant
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