I never thought that I’d be writing C in Swift, even down to handling null-terminated strings. But the code works.
If the designers of Go and Rust had read the work of Sapir and Whorf, they would have realised that to accomplish real change in programming requires greater change in the language used.
In both fiction and reality, some partners have wonderfully deep emotional responses to certain languages. Without giving any […]
Like the moth which flies miles to contact an irresistible lantern, only to die in its flame, the C languages continue to draw programmers to their nemesis.