[Tutor] Const on Python

Jeff Younker jeff at drinktomi.com
Sat Mar 8 05:13:24 CET 2008

On Mar 7, 2008, at 7:48 PM, Ricardo Aráoz wrote:

> Alan Gauld wrote:
> Well, I guess it's about what you think a programmer is. I think if  
> you
> are a "true" programmer you'll be good in ANY language (though you may
> have your preferences) and you'll be able to do 80% of your work in  
> any
> language (and learn 80% of any language in a short time). So there  
> would
> not really be such a problem with "foreign code", the only issues I
> foresee are establishing proper "coding rules" for the company, that
> might take some time and produce some flaky code. As for integration
> between apps, if the languages are python and C/C++ it seems not to  
> be a
> problem (never done it), there is :
> http://www.python.org/doc/ext/intro.html

It's easy to learn the basic features of a language and to use those,  
developing fluency is much harder, and it takes a much longer time.

- Jeff Younker - jeff at drinktomi.com -

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