Programing Language Syntax Soup
Syntax is the most important aspect of a programing language
The quality of a programing language, can be judged by how much of it can be explained by its syntax alone.
The following is critique of programing languages, with respect to formal language perspective.
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Syntax ＆ Notation
- Programing Language Design: the Hack of Bitmask Used as Boolean Parameters
- Pattern Matching vs Grammar Specification
- What is Expressiveness in a computer language?
- What is Closure in a Programing Language?
- Unix/Linux Shell Shebang: Who Gets to Use the First Char?
Language Underneath Mumble Jumble
- Hardware Modeled Computer Languages
- Functional Programing: Function Output Should Always Have the Same Structure
- Proliferation of Computing Languages
- What Languages to Hate
- the Measure of a Language
- Laziness, Perl, and Larry Wall
- Larry Wall and Cults
- Programing Languages Popularity Trend
- Computer Language Websites Popularity
- What Determines a Computer Language's Popularity?
- Erik Naggum and Why There Isn't An Ocean of “Lisp Jobs”
- One Language to Rule Them All?
- From Why Not Ruby to F￼CK Python, Hello Ruby
- 3D Graphics Formats and Social Causes in Computer Languages
- The Harm of hard-wrapping Lines
- Tabs versus Spaces in Source Code
- Plain-Text Email Fetish
- Unix, RFC, Line Truncation
Jargons of Software Industry
- What is Your Favorite Lisp
- Language, Purity, Cult, and Deception
- Scheme ＆ Failure
- Why Qi Lisp Fails and Clojure Succeeds
- Lisp Macros and Practical Common Lisp
- I Can Not Find A Word Better Than “CAR”
- Will Lisp Ever Be Popular?
- My First Encounter and Impression of Lisp
- Lispers and Wikipedia
- Modernization of Emacs Lisp
- Lisp's List Problem
- Why You should Not Use the Jargons lisp-1 lisp-2
- Is Lisp's Objects Concept Necessary?
Tech Doc Humor
regex ＆ parsing
Misc, unsorted yet
- Avoiding Variables in Functional Programing
- Why is Namespace So Difficult?
- Why Learn Lisp When There Are Perl ＆ Python