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Artificial languages for instructing computers to do steps of computation in order to complete tasks. They allow programmers to communicate with computers.

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Your first language should focus on concepts, not syntax or idioms. Using that as a guideline: Perl means a lot of lookup of special variables and arcane syntax PHP means mixing of concepts because …
answered Feb 14 '11 by l0b0
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Many projects combine languages, for example on the web with the ubiquitous SQL + server-side language + markup du jour + JavaScript + CSS mix (often in a single function). Bash and other shell code i …
asked Jun 28 '11 by l0b0
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fad: a thing that becomes very popular in a short amount of time, and then is forgotten at about the same speed." RDBMSes have been around for ages (at the very least in CS terms), so whoeve …
answered Jul 6 '11 by l0b0