OT: on IDEs and code writing on steroids

BCS ao at pathlink.com
Tue May 19 10:40:37 PDT 2009

Reply to Lutger,

> BCS wrote:
> ...
>> all LINQ is is a set of standard nameing conventions and sugar. I Add
>> a "Where" function to some SQL tabel object and you get the above as
>> well.
> ...
> Not really, LINQ is 'sugar' for the underlying libraries that

As far as language features go, I'm even less impressed with sugar for libraries.

> implements querying. Instead of calling it just sugar, it is more
> proper to call it a language in it's own right.

I still don't think it's anything to spectacular. The AST stuff on the other 

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