Rev 4.0 article on TheServerSide

viktoras d. viktoras at ekoinf.net
Thu Dec 3 05:37:29 EST 2009


I completely agree with Andre, it is not good to display "dumbed down" 
code in other programming languages. We have to be fair here.

Viktoras

Andre Garzia wrote:
> Actually I think some of the comments have a point. That language
> comparision pdf is misleading. Even I could write better code than that in
> those languages. I would suggest people on runrev would change that pdf to
> present optimum code in C++/C#/JAVA and the like, like, very professional
> code and see how well Rev stacks against it, even if they are all one
> liners, Rev will be more readable and thus win points. If you post crappy
> code, the users of those languages will clearly recognize the pdf as a bad
> practice and have a bad impression of the language.
>
> And this is me being very serious which people here don't usually see. I
> don't like that pdf at all, I see a marketing gizmo which is not related to
> the actual truth. I can write those examples in two or three lines of python
> and java and ruby and I am not a good programmer in those languages. Looking
> at that text, I see why slashdot and this article have flame comments.
>
> On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 2:59 PM, Bill Marriott <wjm at wjm.org> wrote:
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>> Jan,
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>>  Prepare for "I'll stick with a real programming language, thank you very
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>>> much"
>>> remarks; but it will hopefully drive traffic to the runrev.com site for
>>> Java developers
>>>
>>> sitting on the fence with JavaFX, Flex,...
>>>
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>> Just remember, "Real programmers don't use plain English." :)
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