Programming

Types of Associators

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Alright, it’s time to get around to something I’ve been putting off for a month now: part 2 to my discussion of the Associator Pattern.  Previously, I discussed the basic idea behind the Associator Pattern and demonstrated how it models our own thought processes.  This time around, I’m going to describe a few of the […]

Ruby

An Introduction to The Associator Pattern

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I finally started to implement Sentient a few weeks ago.  One of the key patterns that I’m using throughout the code base is what I have dubbed as the “Associator” pattern.  One can think of an Associator as any function of the form:

That is, an Associator is a function that accepts any number […]