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by Joel Spolsky
Thursday, May 26, 2005

Project Aardvark: “I initially approached C# with a bit of trepidation. Although my bread and butter (and grades) depend on C++ and Java, anyone who knows me well knows that I’d much rather be working in one of the dynamic languages—especially Squeak Smalltalk or Ruby—than in any of the C descendents. My previous experiences with Microsoft languages (VisualBasic in all of its many varieties) did not exactly raise my expectations, and I was prepared for the worst.”


Have you been wondering about Distributed Version Control? It has been a huge productivity boon for us, so I wrote Hg Init, a Mercurial tutorial—check it out!

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