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surreal wrote

fluent in Python, lots of Bash, some Lua/Go/JS i can't say i know C cause i only read and not write in it. Rust is what i an learning now and it will probably be my next language to learn in depth.

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Fossidarity wrote

I've started learning Rust about a year ago, it's my favorite language now. Really love everything about it.

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surreal wrote

it's so much easier for people with systems background, i still struggle with stuff like when to dereference and the static typing.

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Fossidarity wrote

I do understand that, the thing I struggled the most with was the borrowing system and lifetimes.

The compiler gives good errors and warnings though so all in my experience I didn't get stuck on something for too long (in contrast to C++).

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jadedctrl wrote

I know PHP, HTML, CSS, JS, POSIX shell, Common Lisp.

I'm pretty good at most of them, except for PHP & JS-- I can use them, but it takes more effort and my work probably isn't as good as in other languages.

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Amy wrote

My favourite has to be C#. It's the language I've used for years, and the one I'm just best with. It pains me how MS controlled and windows-centric it is.

I know Python... kinda. Syntax is fine but when it comes to doing anything more than a simple in-and-out console script I'm clueless. I've been meaning to look into the various graphics and UI libraries but I've never gotten far.

I know Lua solely because of the Love2D framework, and it's nice to work with, even with its little quirks (the arrays (or Tables, as they're called) start at 1...)

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emma wrote

even with its little quirks (the arrays (or Tables, as they're called) start at 1...)

Imagine starting a sequence of numbers at 1. Who would do that?

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surreal wrote

game developers

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emma wrote

Honestly I was poking fun at the convention that counting starts from zero, which blows the minds of the many programming newbies who count like they do on Sesame Street.

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Amy wrote

The amount of lua scripts I've looked at with -1s jammed in every for loop (usually with a comment complaining) is crazy.

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Fossidarity wrote

Oh yeah forgot about Lua, really like the language for how simple and easy to implement in another language it is.