raganwald
Friday, June 01, 2007
  Chicken Soup for the Ruby Soul
As snarfed from Kevin Greer’s interesting space:

T.Rex and the Chicken:

trex
+ (65 million years) =

chicken

Think about that with respect to programming languages. Java is still a chicken in comparison to C++, even though it has gained a little weight over the last decade.

And Ruby irritates me at times, driving me to great lengths to work around it or greenspun other language features into it. It is definitely a chicken in comparison to Lisp.

Sometimes smaller and weaker really will replace bigger and more powerful.

p.s. As requested, JavaScript showing off both prototype and script.aculo.us:

 

Comments on “Chicken Soup for the Ruby Soul:
Reg,

That "T.Rex and the Chicken" link is broken.
 




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