So now we need to see a JVM running inside JS running inside a JVM running inside JS...
See here, then nest to your liking...
I do like that paper he (indirectly) linked to.
"So we're confronting a group of 1st year students with an ambiguous piece of code that describes a concept that's known to be hard to understand if no one ever explained to you. It's also known about half of the students already have multiple years of coding experience under their belt (due to hobby projects) while the other half has exactly zero. Then, after a three week programming crash course, we repeat the test an find no improvement. So, do we conclude that the course was shit? Or that people can't gain several years worth of experience in three weeks? Nah, obviously some people must have been born as programmers while others were not!"
(Actually, this thread should be called "XBox One", but that wouldn't line up so nicely with the Google thread.)
So, after Microsoft presented the XBox One, reception seems to be less than stellar. But aside from all the typical George Orwell style conspiracy theories (as a developer, it's interesting to know that a vast part of today's consumers are apparently physically incapable of turning devices off if they only have a standby switch), there is an interesting patent Microsoft apparently registered last year. What do you think about that?
In other news, I'm thrilled by one of the lesser-known killer features, according to (For up to two apps at the same time) I never thought I'd see the day!
Not that the lastest versions of Windows couldn't do that all by their own, without any help from misbehaving programs. Try to switch back to "classic style" in Vista or anything more recent and be amazed.
When GTK on windows looks better than the native shell, you should start to worry.
@alphadogg said:COBOL has been around even longer than C, is still in widespread use and is in fact being actively developed by IBM. And it sucks even more than C! By your logic, you should guve it a try. You'll love it!
@morbiuswilters said:@alphadogg said:So, what's your favorite language now?
I don't know that I have one. Maybe C, because it's stuck by the principle of being portable assembly
So, for you, C is the best language out there, but it sucks, and all other established languages also suck, and new languages suck even more?
That sums it up pretty well.
Besides, I didn't say C was the best at everything, I just admire their spirit of "Fuck the fucking programmer". It's like Go, except people use it.
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