28 February 2006


Interesting discussions (several clicks deep with comments all along the way) on virtual machines--JVM, CLR, etc.--via Lambda the Ultimate. Mastering a language is trivial, mastering the libraries is where the real effort lies. The common line of reasoning that goes like this 'She knows C++ therefore she will be able to pick up programming on platform X in no time', is becoming increasingly fallacious.

[ posted by sstrader on 28 February 2006 at 5:53:30 PM in Programming ]