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Jesus fuck where did it all go so wrong?

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    This is the difference between a toy script and setting up a significant project for many people to work on for years. Most languages would look like this - the only exceptions I can come up with are ones that are so oriented around large projects (Java, C#) that “hello world” would be more complicated, not the project being simpler.

    (Also, please editorialize in comments rather than story texts.)

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      (Also, please editorialize in comments rather than story texts.)

      I don’t want to get extra karma on top of the submission. I also figure such comments are useful for setting the frame of mind for reading something.

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        I also figure such comments are useful for setting the frame of mind for reading something.

        That’s a bit… presumptuous. I’d rather have submissions be as neutral as possible without any editorialization. Either way, I’m not affected, as I tend to browse by first opening the submission link to one tab and then the comments in another, first reading the article and then the comments.

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      Jesus fuck where did it all go so wrong?

      From the moment (using) the tools became the goal, rather than the means to accomplish the task at hand.

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        Javascript strikes again. (It is responsible for a full 50% of the complexity here, more if you include NPM).

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          Jesus fuck where did it all go so wrong?

          May 27, 2009