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terrible review for Solidity as a programming environment in HN
"Solidity/EVM is by far the worst programming environment I have ever encountered. It would be impossible to write even toy programs correctly in this language, yet it is literally called "Solidity" and used to program a financial system that manages hundreds of millions of dollars."

Via Tony Finch
blockchain  ethereum  programming  coding  via:fanf  funny  fail  floating-point  money  json  languages  bugs  reliability 
july 2017 by jm
To our knowledge, Ked is the first scripting language to emerge from The People's Republic of Cork. Below is an account of what we know so far about the mysterious Corkonian language. Any suggested updates or contributions are encouraged.

coding  cork  jokes  funny  like  languages  programming 
april 2013 by jm
Programming Language Checklist
'You appear to be advocating a new:
[ ] functional [ ] imperative [ ] object-oriented [ ] procedural [ ] stack-based
[ ] "multi-paradigm" [ ] lazy [ ] eager [ ] statically-typed [ ] dynamically-typed
[ ] pure [ ] impure [ ] non-hygienic [ ] visual [ ] beginner-friendly
[ ] non-programmer-friendly [ ] completely incomprehensible
programming language. Your language will not work. Here is why it will not work.'
humor  programming  funny  coding  languages 
february 2013 by jm
"if slalom"
a great name for a common "code smell" of too much indentation, calling for merciless usage of Extract Method (via Aman)
via:akohli  code-smells  refactoring  if-slalom  programming  funny  if-else  indentation  from delicious
september 2010 by jm
'the process of taking a well-designed piece of code and, through a series of small, reversible changes, making it completely unmaintainable by anyone except yourself' (via Mozai)
funny  refuctoring  via:Mozai  coding  tests  tdd  programming  software  from delicious
may 2010 by jm

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