The Origins of Python – Lambert Meertens

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  • go

    The Go programming language

    A decade or so ago there was an idea that "patterns" (Gang of Four) needed to exist because the underlying language (Java, etc) was limited in it's power or expressiveness.

    Go is opinionated, and much of that has hurt the language -- with the go loop semantics coming to mind. Instead of realizing their mistake early and fixing it back in 2009ish, they doubled down on it. Here in 2022, they finally opened it back up for discussion.

    https://github.com/golang/go/discussions/56010

  • asdf-abc

    asdf plugin for the abc programming language

    In case I wasn't the only one who wanted to run a few toy programs in ABC after reading the article, I've wrapped it up in a very rough asdf plugin here: https://github.com/alisaifee/asdf-abc

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