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General Development "For years I've tried my damnedest to get away from C. Too simple, too many details to manage, too old and crufty, too low level. I've had intense and torrid love affairs with Java, C++, and Erlang. I've built things I'm proud of with all of them, and yet each has broken my heart. They've made promises they couldn't keep, created cultures that focus on the wrong things, and made devastating tradeoffs that eventually make you suffer painfully. And I keep crawling back to C."
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kwan_e
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2007-02-18

Even sadder are all these 'newer' languages that are even more needlessly cryptic and difficult to decipher like Python, Ruby, or lord help you Rust...


I don't know about the other two, but Python is really easy to decipher. The mandatory indents make it really easy. ;)

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