Looking for ugly code comparisons WAS: Slashdotter looking for kids' programming language
mikeythek at gmail.com
Fri Dec 12 08:11:14 CST 2008
The most "unfair" comparison of ANY strongly-typed language to an
interpreted language is to complete an extremely simple algorithm:
1) Ask for two number from the command line
2) Add them
3) Put the sum into a sentence, outputting that sum to the screen.
Typecasting code is unbelievably ugly, as is parsing code.
On the comment of assembly, if you haven't tried assembly since 6502
assembly, or since using the 68000 assembly, you need to look at it.
Assembly language on CISC processors is like cheating. It's very
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