Archive for date: July 11, 2011

Shouldn’t we use programming languages with fewer bad parts?

July 11, 2011 | Programming Languages, Rants and Raves | By: Mark VandeWettering

I was reading that Stanford has begun teaching their introductory computer science course CS101 with Javascript. Despite a lot of the propaganda surrounding the web and a pretty good book on the good parts of Javascript, I can help but think that Javascript has some really tragic flaws. Dijkstra famously referred to PL/1 as “the […]