Good Stuff Can Be Written in Bad Languages

That great and highly usable software is written in bad programming languages is not proof that those languages are good.

Erik Engheim
Mar 8 · 12 min read
Some programming languages are real dinosaurs. Cropped image by Fausto García

Recently I read a blog about C++ that was trying to suggest that somehow C++ 11 made Linus Torvalds’ views on C++ no longer applicable. For those who don’t know, Linus is the creator of the…