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  • Attack of the One-Letter Programming Languages
    By on November 25, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments


    snydeq writes: The programming world is fast proliferating with one-letter programming languages, many of which tackle specific problems in ways worthy of a cult following, writes InfoWorld’s Peter Wayner in this somewhat tongue-in-cheek roundup of the more interesting entrants among this trend. “They’re all a bit out there, with the possible exception of C. … Each offers compelling ideas that could do the trick in solving a particular problem you (more…)



  • Ask Slashdot: What Are the Strangest Features of Various Programming Languages?
    By on September 5, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    itwbennett writes: Every programming language has its own unique quirks, such as weird syntax, unusual functionality or non-standard implementations — things that can cause developers new to the language, or even seasoned pros, to scratch their heads in wonder (or throw their hands up in despair). Phil Johnson has rounded up some of the strangest — from the + operator in JavaScript to the trigraphs in C and C++ and indentation level in Python. (more…)