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CON: Niche language
Most use of this language will be found in jobs supporting legacy code. It will be hard to find things to do with this language outside of that niche.
3 years ago
I see pascal/delphi as the same thing really.
And wouldn't you know it,. I still use it for my job on a daily basis. It's a niche language I will grant you that, but it's alive and well, just not in high demand. -> http://www.barnsten.com
3 years ago
If you don't mind me asking, what are you using Pascal for? I've always thought it's a pretty interesting language, just not in a very high demand.
3 years ago
That is not true at all. I work as a full time Delphi developer and we create new products all the time. Almost every developer i know work with Delphi (and C++) so this its just media hype that Delphi is legacy.
My POV is that it you got it for free, I don't give a flying hoot if you can read it or not! Pay me and I'll document my code for you! Otherwise just be happy you got it at all...
Anything that is unrelated to elephants is irrelephant Anonymous - The problem with quotes on the internet is that you can never tell if they're genuine Winston Churchill, 1944 - Never argue with a fool. Onlookers may not be able to tell the difference. Mark Twain
I am not a coder really, but my attitude is someone will have to mod it, try to make their life less hard, I have had to mod live code ("change this, but make it look like we haven't!") so I tend to leave detailed comments for the next time some poor so & so has to mod it (more often than not me!!)...
Release *all* of the data, don't talk down to me.
Stop shouting down scientists who disagree but debate them publicly.
Stop the lies that it's all one big happy consensus.
If you really believe GW is a man-made threat then go talk to China, India and Africa, before you come for my money.
whatever happened to the ozone hole?
<italic>Stuck in a dysfunctional matrix from which I must escape...
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