January/February 2018 issue of acmqueue

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Programming Languages


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Originally published in Queue vol. 9, no. 5
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Understanding the proposed revisions to the C language

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Erik Meijer, Kevin Millikin, Gilad Bracha - Spicing Up Dart with Side Effects
A set of extensions to the Dart programming language, designed to support asynchrony and generator functions

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Denis dos Santos Silva | Mon, 20 Mar 2017 03:48:22 UTC

Lua is very very flexible, embed, extensible and debuggable script lang.

shcoked | Fri, 19 Oct 2012 10:46:50 UTC

gosh is it 1975 already

Russell Sullivan | Wed, 09 Nov 2011 05:16:39 UTC

Lua truly nailed embed-ablity and is a good example of programming with a goal in mind and creating an API that models reality of computer execution over friendliness-to-developers. I applaud its authors for that difficult and bold choice.

Larry | Fri, 20 May 2011 23:24:36 UTC

Lua is impressive, and far more ubiquitous than many realize. Thanks for the article.

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