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Seven Languages in Seven Weeks : practical use of languages

Christophe Verré
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Bruce,
In your book, where you explain some advantages of a particular language, do you also explain some of their practical use in the industry ?


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Mohamed Sanaulla
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Christophe Verré wrote: ... do you also explain some of their practical use in the industry ?

This is always one of the reasons which developers look while learning a language ;)

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Mohamed Sanaulla wrote:
Christophe Verré wrote: ... do you also explain some of their practical use in the industry ?

This is always one of the reasons which developers look while learning a language ;)


Yeah. I try to. I try to talk about the kinds of problems that a particular language is well-suited to solve. The book also solves a nontrivial problem in each language by the end, and those problems tend to be in the power zone for each of the languages. So I think the approach works well for me.

Thanks for your question.


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Christophe Verré
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Thank you.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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