Monday, 23 January, 2023 UTC


The advice to not carry a grudge may be well-meaning, but it certainly didn’t come from anyone who’s wrestled with a computer for a living. Toil for any amount of time with the infernal logic of a programming language and you’ll know the horrors of the inky void where the worst bugs dwell.
Fans love to tout the advantages of their favorite programming languages and sing of the intuitive magic they'll bring to your coding fingers. Nearly every programming language was created by someone with a grand plan for simplifying their programming chores, and the creators usually succeed—at least in that narrow sense. The problem is that there are often secondary or tertiary effects that aren’t as wonderful.
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