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3 Terrible Programming Features From the Past

These awful ideas died a rightful death years ago — mostly

I’m a strong believer in the programming truism that most bad features have a good reason to exist. The much hated goto statement can tunnel out of a deeply nested block structure quickly and cleanly, in experienced hands. A certain amount of type looseness lets code be leaner and less…

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Matthew MacDonald

Matthew MacDonald

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Teacher, coder, long-ago Microsoft MVP. Author of heavy books. Join Young Coder for a creative take on science and technology. Queries: matthew@prosetech.com