Awesome code is awesome (LINQ plus Lambdas edition)

While going through my feeds this evening, I found this awesome article from LukeH. He built a raytracer using nothing but C# LINQ to Objects and Lambdas.

While its clear abuse of the syntax (I can imagine my SQL-pure professors having a heart attack at seeing their beloved syntax used this way), it is freaking cool. Head over to read the article and try parsing that monster LINQ statement (I’ll not steal his thunder by posting it here).

Secondly, related to that, is a post on the recursive lambda expressions that Luke uses. I knew I should have paid more attention in maths. πŸ™‚

As a side note, it makes more sense from a programming perspective than it does from a purely math oriented point of view. Had I written my math exam in C# lambdas, I may have got a higher mark πŸ™‚

Both of the above posts show if code that is above and beyond what I do. I remember doing a happy dance a while back after first cutting my teeth with LINQ plus lambdas in the same statement, which now seems a bit premature πŸ™‚

This does speak volumes about the state of C# as a language. It’s an exciting time to be a programmer. 

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