How to "wow" someone new to Python
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Fri Jan 23 01:09:42 CET 2015
On 2015-01-22, Steven D'Aprano <steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info> wrote:
> Mario Figueiredo wrote:
>> But speaking about impressing more experient programmers, I personally
>> don't think Python has a wow factor in any of its features and syntax. At
>> least in the way I understand the word "wow".
> I've seen Python criticized as "ugly" precisely because it doesn't
> have a trick-based view of the world. In many ways, it's a dull
> language, borrowing solid old concepts from many other languages &
> styles: boring syntax, unsurprising semantics, few automatic
> coercions, etc etc. But that's one of the things I like about it.
> - Tim Peters
Well, you know the ancient Chinese programmer's curse:
"May you program in an interesting language".
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