Can Syntactic Sugar be Nutritious?

When it comes to nutrition and food, there is nothing that we vilify more than sugar, as we find out how wrong we were with fat. As programmers, we often poo poo syntactical sugar, but two interactions that I witnessed reminded me look deeper. The two stories were of Kotlin and ES6. Once you kot, …

Ruby isn’t the only gem

… and that’s OK. I overheard someone talking about how Ruby has “failed to have the impact that it could have had”. I leaned in further when I heard that, and he continued to talk about how Ruby was set to jump and and be The Next Java, mainly thanks to Rails. I think that …