Linked by MOS6510 on Thu 10th Jan 2013 23:25 UTC
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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RE: Objective-C
by Hypnos on Fri 11th Jan 2013 04:06 UTC in reply to "Objective-C"
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All in all, the idea mix of high-level abstraction and low-level grunt for my taste.

Indeed, C with an elegant Smalltalk-like OO extension -- you could do much worse.

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