Wednesday, August 17. 2005
Are All Programming Languages The Same?
There's a chart in Code Complete that compares the productivity of working in different languages: Programmers working with high-level languages achieve better productivity and quality than those working with lower-level languages. Languages such as C++, Java, Smalltalk, and Visual...
Weblog: Coding Horror
Tracked: Aug 18, 18:13
Line counts are a silly way to compare languages
Des Traynor did a little post about how languages are not all the same, and Jeff Atwood jumped in with a C# version. Java came out looking really bad at 15 lines for a simple program, but frankly, the reason...
Weblog: Software is too expensive to build cheaply...
Tracked: Aug 18, 23:32
Steve the Gambler = Follow up
This is a follow up to the previous programming puzzle Steve the Gambler. I was pretty impressed iwth the response the post got, and the code submissions. I even got an email from someone who will remain anonymous saying "It's pretty mean to post exponen
Tracked: Oct 16, 11:51
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