[OT] Worst Language Ever!

Brian Hawkins brianhks at activeclickweb.com
Wed Feb 14 16:46:25 MST 2007


I have to second the motion for VB.  I had to do some stuff in VB 6 and 
I swear in order to program in it you had to dumb yourself down.  I 
would do things that logically made sense in other languages but would 
not work in VB.  It's like the language encourages bad program design 
and style.

Brian

Corey Edwards wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-02-14 at 16:29 -0700, Steve wrote:
>   
>> Specifically is there any language you have ever had to learn that you
>> felt dumber for having learned/used it.  Either because you expected
>> it to handle something outside of it's problem domain and it didn't
>> (or didn't handle it so well).
>>     
>
> Visual Basic makes me depressed. Seriously. I don't know what it is
> about it, but the few times I've tried to learn or use Visual Basic I
> have felt ill. I fear what I might do if I had to use it for any length
> of time.
>
> Worst language I spent any significant amount of time with was an
> inhouse language called JITE. I probably burned my docs on it. It was a
> web mark-up language interpreted by Java servlets. Not sure if it was
> started before JSP was introduced or somebody just didn't know.
> Everything was abstracted 10 steps and nothing was straightforward. In
> the end we rewrote every JITE app in JSP and life improved.
>
> Corey
>
>
>
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