Advantages of LC as high level language--examples
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Tue Nov 30 08:27:45 EST 2010
On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 7:40 PM, Jeff Massung <massung at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sorry to be blunt, but Lines of Code is one of the most horrible metrics
> defining how productive someone can be in a language. ...
> So, now that's out of the way, let's examine why LiveCode *is* more
> productive for many tasks than C or similarly derived languages... LiveCode
> is exactly what it claims to be: Live. Being high-level is simply
> [delicious] gravy.
Agreed. Being "live" is the single biggest benefit and I think RunRev
realized that this is the story they need to share with potential customers.
Hence the name change and the new slogan:
Realise fast, compile-free coding
It really gets to the heart of what the engine offers. While there are more
mature languages out there, I am not aware of any desktop software
development environment that allows you to iterate so quickly on so many
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