Thoughts on web programming and the world of technology

February 18, 2015, reading time: under one minute

Programming languages in a nutshell

Python, Ruby

  • concurrency lol
  • packaging lol

Golang

  • lol if you don’t like typing err :=
  • y u no generics
  • lol imports

Haskell

  • need PhD
  • will never be mainstream

Idris

  • only for concating lists

Erlang

  • lol syntax

Javascript

  • javascript

Rust

  • how do I do x this week?

Clojure

  • let me know when the program has started running
  • lol if you want to build a secure thing on the web

Scala

  • lol if you think this actually improves java

PHP

  • which of these 10 fns should I use?

OCaml

  • haskell without the awesome

Prolog

  • mucho problemo