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Re: Learning a new progamming language...

Unread postby skywriter » Sat Nov 19, 2011 12:18 pm

oh good, another argument concerning the minute semantics of the meaning of words using a poorly shared language. can't wait!
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Re: Learning a new progamming language...

Unread postby R-ten-K » Sat Nov 19, 2011 12:39 pm

skywriter wrote:oh good, another argument concerning the minute semantics of the meaning of words using a poorly shared language. can't wait!



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Re: Learning a new progamming language...

Unread postby Oskar45 » Sat Nov 19, 2011 2:32 pm

skywriter wrote: a poorly shared language!
WHAT exactly are you referring to?
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Re: Learning a new progamming language...

Unread postby PymbleSoftware » Sat Nov 19, 2011 2:38 pm

Oskar45 wrote:
skywriter wrote: a poorly shared language!
WHAT exactly are you referring to?


English?


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Re: Learning a new progamming language...

Unread postby skywriter » Sat Nov 19, 2011 4:45 pm

PymbleSoftware wrote:
Oskar45 wrote:
skywriter wrote: a poorly shared language!
WHAT exactly are you referring to?


English?

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quite so.

note that what i said didn't refer to anyone in particular, only people taken pair-wise.
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Re: Learning a new progamming language...

Unread postby R-ten-K » Sat Nov 19, 2011 5:06 pm

So any pair will do? Pair programming FTW!!!
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Re: Learning a new progamming language...

Unread postby PymbleSoftware » Sat Nov 19, 2011 5:23 pm

skywriter wrote:
PymbleSoftware wrote:
Oskar45 wrote:
skywriter wrote: a poorly shared language!
WHAT exactly are you referring to?


English?

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quite so.

note that what i said didn't refer to anyone in particular, only people taken pair-wise.


I only speak Australian, lucky for me its not in Austrian. ;)

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Re: Learning a new progamming language...

Unread postby hamei » Sat Nov 19, 2011 10:04 pm

R-ten-K wrote:So any pair will do? Pair programming FTW!!!

Any pair in a storm :D

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Re: Learning a new progamming language...

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If you have two apples, are they a pair?
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Re: Learning a new progamming language...

Unread postby PymbleSoftware » Sat Nov 19, 2011 10:43 pm

porter wrote:If you have two apples, are they a pair?


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Re: Learning a new progamming language...

Unread postby Oskar45 » Sun Nov 20, 2011 6:51 am

PymbleSoftware wrote:lucky for me its not in Austrian. ;).

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Re: Learning a new progamming language...

Unread postby Oskar45 » Sun Nov 20, 2011 8:37 am

R-ten-K wrote:
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R-ten-K wrote:My brain still thinks better in functional languages, though, so I always end up back to lisp every now and then
Except, of course, that Lisp is *not* a functional language at all. <defun> only creates an instance callable by <funcall> [a procedure]. Procedures are not functions.
So what? I can still write code in LISP where I don't have to have assignments, values can be unmodifiable/immutable, etc. Cheers.
Sorry. I'd no intention to chide you in any way. Of course, you're right. I only wanted to counter the wide-spread mischaracterization of Lisp being called a *functional* language. Lisp is no more functional than Perl is...

Actually, there's also the performance myth: low-level languages are more efficient than Lisp. In fact, C is actually at a performance disadvantage to Lisp.
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Re: Learning a new progamming language...

Unread postby Alver » Mon Nov 21, 2011 1:34 am

Back on-topic:

Ada.

It's not the most common or versatile language (I don't see anyone writing games in it) but by Jove, it is great at what it does. Mainly aimed at multithreaded real-time applications. Brilliant stuff.
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Re: Learning a new progamming language...

Unread postby PymbleSoftware » Mon Nov 21, 2011 1:45 am

Alver wrote:Back on-topic:

Ada.

It's not the most common or versatile language (I don't see anyone writing games in it) but by Jove, it is great at what it does. Mainly aimed at multithreaded real-time applications. Brilliant stuff.


A F-111 fighter jet simulator used Ada in (at least) the avionics buses. That is the only time I've seen outside of university. A lot of the recent military stuff I've heard about is C and assembler on very modern embedded CPUs. I've never really gotten into Ada. But there is a GNU Ada in nekoware.

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Re: Learning a new progamming language...

Unread postby zuluchas » Thu Dec 15, 2011 9:48 pm

Alver wrote:Back on-topic:

Ada.

It's not the most common or versatile language (I don't see anyone writing games in it) but by Jove, it is great at what it does. Mainly aimed at multithreaded real-time applications. Brilliant stuff.


I believe most of our air traffic control system software is written in Ada (here in the US). Seen several job postings for Ada programming in that space, even recently with the software modernization program.
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