Jun 182011

languagesI’ve found this funny article by Mike Vanier.

This is an update to an old series of jokes about computer languages being like cars. I’ve added some more modern languages to the list. Any suggestions are welcome!

  • Ada is a tank. A butt-ugly tank that never breaks down. People laugh uncontrollably if you tell them you drive Ada, but really, do you want to be driving a sports car in a war zone? [from Amit Dubey]
  • Assembly Language is a bare engine; you have to build the car yourself and manually supply it with gas while it’s running, but if you’re careful it can go like a bat out of hell.[From “Subterfug” off digg.com:]Assembly Language: you are the car.

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