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Nov
10
comment How many types of programming languages are there?
I spent 20 years installing postprocessors on gobs of systems.
Nov
9
answered How many types of programming languages are there?
Nov
9
answered What do you optimize for?
Nov
1
answered When do you get your best ideas?
Oct
19
answered Make a big deal out of == true?
Oct
14
answered Is COBOL still worth learning?
Oct
14
answered What's your favourite quote about programming?
Oct
11
answered What's your favourite quote about programming?
Oct
9
answered What languages are more suited for long term projects?
Oct
7
comment What superstitions do programmers have?
I have found compiler and linker errors. Most of the errors are esoteric and can be ignored, but occasionally they cause problems.
Sep
28
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Sep
24
comment Which language features are considered harmful?
I've seen the opposite where allowing the judicious use of goto would have saved a program from being 3 million lines of code.
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