Further evidence that Python may be the best language forever

Michael Poeltl michael.poeltl at univie.ac.at
Tue Jan 29 11:31:05 CET 2013


hi Stefan,

* Stefan Behnel <stefan_ml at behnel.de> [2013-01-29 08:00]:
> Michael Torrie, 29.01.2013 02:15:
> > On 01/28/2013 03:46 PM, Malcolm McCrimmon wrote:
> >> My company recently hosted a programming competition for schools
> >> across the country.  One team made it to the finals using the Python
> >> client, one of the four default clients provided (I wrote it).  Most
> >> of the other teams were using Java or C#.  Guess which team won?
> >>
> >> http://www.windward.net/codewar/2013_01/finals.html
> 
> We did a similar (although way smaller) contest once at a university. The
> task was to write a network simulator. We had a C team, a Java team and a
> Python team, four people each. The Java and C people knew their language,
> the Python team just started learning it.
> 
> The C team ended up getting totally lost and failed. The Java team got most
> things working ok and passed. The Python team got everything working, but
> additionally implemented a web interface for the simulator that monitored
> and visualised its current state. They said it helped them with debugging.
quite interesting!
I'd liked to see the code
is it available for 'download'?

thx
Michael
> 
> 
> > What language was the web page hosted in?  It comes up completely blank
> > for me. :)
> 
> Yep, same here. Hidden behind a flash wall, it seems.
> 
> Stefan
> 
> 
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