Monthly Archives: April 2009

CAL Hangman on Google AppEngine, Part 1

This post describes a simple implementation of the game ‘Hangman’, written in CAL for Google Appengine.

Introduction

Hangman is a simple word guessing game — the computer chooses a word, telling you only how many letters it has. You that it contains a particular letter. Correct guesses fill in those letters in the word, until you have [...]

Functional Programming on Google AppEngine

I’ve always hoped that Java would be the next Google App Engine language. Google have provided a solid platform with a ‘real’ JVM and few restrictions.

I deployed the sample application created with the Eclipse plugins a few minutes after my account was upgraded to support Java, and then I went on to deploy an application [...]