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Just got a little peeved today. I'm picking up Ruby for my job, and as I go through the online Ruby book I come across the control structures. Standard if/else if/else statements... And Ruby's just happens to be:
Now, these are commands that are issued hundreds of times a day by programmers everywhere. Actually having to THINK about how to do your control structures will take valuable time away from placing that concept into code... Why the heck can't we keep certain things standard?
Okay. Shame on you python and ruby. The short cuts mean less effort typing, but much more effort for those of us (most of us) who have to code between languages daily. Ah. Daily rant.