Looking for ugly code comparisons WAS: Slashdotter looking for kids' programming language
katheryn.swynford at gmail.com
Fri Dec 12 10:11:37 CST 2008
I'm not looking for anything deceitful; I think Jacque's examples do what
I'm looking for quite nicely.
OTOH, if what you really want to to make kids hate computers and
On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 6:06 AM, Dave <dave at looktowindward.com> wrote:
> It's easy to come up with ugly code in any language, the trick is to make
> beautiful code in *any* language. Out of the many programming languages I've
> used, I've come across lot of *very* ugly code, and ugly code is ugly code
> whatever language, however, ugly code in RunRev is far far uglier than in
> any other language I've used for a number of reasons.
> It's seem like clutching at straws and verging on being deceitful to make
> RunRev look good by showing how bad other languages can be, while at the
> same time keeping quiet about how ugly RunRev code can be!
> All the Best
> On 11 Dec 2008, at 17:52, Judy Perry wrote:
> I again come hat-in-hand to ask for some really ugly-looking code examples
>> in those "real world" programming languages to compare with Rev for the
>> Slashdot thread.
>> Posters there are actually recommending things like Assembly(!), Java, &
>> Specifically the OP was looking to teach basics such as conditionals,
>> variables & loops.
>> Does anyone have any ugly examples?
>> On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 12:21 AM, Bill Marriott <wjm at wjm.org> wrote:
>> Actually, it would be great if a LOT of people suggested Rev, and in some
>>> depth, according to their passion! (Richmond, this seems RIGHT up your
>>> alley!) The thread is filled with a lot of people who are suggesting
>>> Python, even C++! Strikes me as verging on child abuse to subject a 14-yo
>>> that, but who am I to say? :)
>>> Seriously, would love to see folks come out and letting the world know
>>> our product, it would be a great way to promote the language we all love.
>>> "Judy Perry" <katheryn.swynford at gmail.com>
>>>> Subj: Slashdotter looking for kids' programming language
>>>> Someone might want to suggest Rev...
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