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Dean Roddey30-Mar-19 10:15
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Dean Roddey30-Mar-19 12:43
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honey the codewitch30-Mar-19 13:00
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Dean Roddey30-Mar-19 13:30
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Here's a different take on this problem -- the IDE vendors have run out of real additions to the languages so they are pushing their people to create snazzy new but ultimately unnecessary "features" to sell the next version of the IDE. That explains languages like C# -- every time I see a list of new "features" I find a small percentage that is actually useful.

Open source has a different part of that same problem -- they need to be seem as making progress. If they are not adding features, the language is seen as stagnant and falling behind, which results in a software version of "keeping up with the Jones". Like IDE vendors, they have run out of real things to add, so they add "features" that impress the vocal fanbois.

I just searched for "C# new features" and looked at a few "top 10" features in C 7#. The lists were virtually identical and each contained 2 things of real use, 2 things of interest, and 6 that made me scratch my head.
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