A Brief Introduction To Esoteric Languages
tl;dr: Includes (1) Brainfuck, the most famous Esoteric language with a compiler of 240 bytes, (2) Shakespeare, a language designed to look like a Shakespeare play, (3) Piet, a visual programming language in the truest sense: every Piet program is an executable picture.
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A Response To Hello World
tl;dr: A response to the post above, Caleb argues that decreasing syscalls in a "Hello World" program results in "imperceptible performance improvement" while extra syscalls can provide value. Pursuing "software minimalism" doesn't always lead to improvements.
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What Makes Python A Great Language?
tl;dr: Steve believes that Python's has an "incredibly well-balanced sense of what developers need to know." Examples of what this means are highlighted throughout.
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