"COMPUTER POWER TO THE PEOPLE! DOWN WITH CYBERCRUD!" - Theodor Nelson
Thursday, September 29, 2005
What He Said
I couldn't have said it better myself.
From Vincent Foley:
I compared dynamic languages and Java with riding a bike; in dynamic languages, you ride on two wheels and you get where you want pretty quickly. You can fall if the road is slippery, if you hit a rock or something, but with a little experience, these cases rarely occur. On the other hand, riding a Java bike is like having 8 wheels to make sure you donít fall over, 10 people constantly around you, ready to catch you should you fall. You may be safer, but youíre not getting places faster than the dynamic biker.
Right on! Can I get an amen?