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Re^3: Next Language to Learn

by tinita (Parson)
on Mar 31, 2010 at 09:36 UTC ( #832004=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Next Language to Learn
in thread Next Language to Learn

It can be quite an eye-opener to learn a functional language. On some universities the first language you learn is a functional language. When I started studying computer science I had never programmed before, so for me learning a functional language (Miranda in that case) was like doing mathematics on the computer. Seemed very natural (all the others having written programs in C already found Miranda really really strange... ;-)

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[marto]: fun, in 2008 we (I) build a pilot system for $client, an in house youtube, they've asked me to do it again
[choroba]: again a pilot?
[marto]: yeah, the whole infrastructure has changed, and video codecs have moved on a great deal

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