Anonymous functions, prototypal inheritance, and reasonable date/time
You know what's ridiculous. When I took programming languages and had to
use OCaml, every time I looked for documentation because I didn't
understand what the book was talking about, it was pretty much always in
French--- NEVER in English, though I like the concept of type inference.
Gary Johnson wrote:
> Howdy h4x0rs,
> Here's a great article (a bit old but still very relevant) by a CS
> Professor at Caltech which discusses many features of programming
> languages that make them good (or terrible) for building programs much
> larger than a few hundred lines. Some very good stuff here, and I'd
> recommend it as fundamental reading for any of you who are still
> wondering about the differences between programming languages (yes,
> there are BIG differences).
> Happy hacking,
> P.S. Can one of you web guys add this link to the CSSA Resources page?