Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Think Outside The Box

I just realized it. The reason for the increasing popularity of dynamic languages may just be:

  • Some years ago, many developers sat in front of humongous 19" CRTs and about 1600x1200 or whatnot.

  • Nowadays, most of us sit with sleek notebooks with quite the lesser screen size and resolution.

Thus, it's much more of an annoyance that we have to scroll through rows and rows of boilerplate and wrapped lines of type declaration harnessing. It simply has to go.

(Nevermind productivity or the fact that these new tiny things pack enough CPU power to make DNA sequence processing a BLAST (pardon the pun).)

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