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Is it a good practice to code in English? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do people in non-English-speaking countries code in English? I have a development comming that is intended to be sold across Latin America (Spanish speakers), but I've ...
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How to name parts of your program as a non native English speaker [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do people in non-English-speaking countries code in English? I am from the Netherlands and we speak Dutch. I have worked on quite a few projects now in various ...
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Non-English Naming Conventions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do people in non-English-speaking countries code in English? I know that there are non-English based languages out there, where keywords are in some other tongue, but ...
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HTML/CSS in Other Spoken languages? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do people in non-English-speaking countries code in English? Do developers who don't natively speak English still code using english property and tag names? Like, would ...
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How do people speaking a different language program/script [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do people in non-English-speaking countries code in English? This is a topic in which I would like us to discuss in a little. Its a very interesting topic. This is a ...
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Would learning any natural language in particular further your programming career?

It seems apparent that English is the dominant international language for programming based on previous P.SE questions (though a highly upvoted comment correctly points out that asking a question like ...
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Non-English-based programming languages [closed]

The University of Antioquia in Colombia teaches its introductory programming courses in Lexico, a Spanish-based, object-oriented .NET language. The intent is to teach programming concepts in the ...
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How permissive should a language be about identifiers?

This is a sister question to: Is it bad to use Unicode characters in variable names? As is my wont, I'm working on a language project. The thought came to me that allowing multi-token identifiers ...
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What are the main programmers web sites in other countries? [closed]

Looking at the demographics of sites like this one, there seems to be a very heavy US weighing of users. I know there have been discussions about using English as a programmer, but the are some large ...
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What is programming like in the Japanese language? [closed]

Is the code written in Japanese? Are filenames in English? What about like a C preprocessor? Is that still in English? Are comments in Japanese? Examples would be nice too.
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Should source-code in textbooks and the like be translated?

A few weeks ago, my class was assigned to translate to Portuguese the book Real World Haskell. As I did the translation of the text and comments, I started to wonder if I should translate the code as ...
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English to French translation of computing terminology

I work in France as a Java programmer, mainly in French, but am a native English speaker. My level of French is pretty good (French wife!), but one thing I have problems with is working out whether to ...

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