Posted: Mar 15, 2012 5:06 pm
by VazScep
stalidon wrote:
VazScep wrote:Technology is great, as any iphone user will gush. But as a programmer, I feel as if most things have been going backwards for the last few decades.

You've been reading Fabian Pascal diatribes, haven't you? I told you!
I haven't no. But I'm gonna start!

I should couch my pessimism. There are plenty of advances. Haskell is cutting-edge as a language, and way more advanced than Common Lisp, but its implementations do extremely poorly in terms of developer tools.