Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 4th Sep 2012 20:04 UTC, submitted by MOS6510
General Development "Computer programming is the art, craft and science of writing programs which define how computers operate. This book will teach you how to write computer programs using a programming language designed by Google named Go." Freely available book on Go.
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I would say that JavaScript has made a dent in the market. Yeah, it started as a language that people used because it's the only language runtime supported by web browsers. Yeah, it has an peculiar object model. Yeah, the syntax can be annoying });

But the runtime engines are really fast, and it's not so bad as a meta-language upon which better languages can be built using frameworks and pre-compilers.

Yeah, JavaScript is inferior to Lua in every possible way, but it's caught on, and it's here to stay.

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