Worst ideas/features in programming languages?
rumbu at rumbu.ro
Fri Dec 17 17:45:08 UTC 2021
On Friday, 17 December 2021 at 13:14:50 UTC, Igor wrote:
> On Monday, 11 October 2021 at 15:59:10 UTC, Atila Neves wrote:
>> * Worst features implemented in a non-toy language
>> * Worst features (in your opinion) in D
> I am a bit late to this party :) but after reading all 29 pages
> of it I would say most of it is said except this one thing:
> I hate language constructs that go in opposite order from my
> thoughts making me type something then having to navigate back
> to add another thing. Best example for this is casting in any
> language. I always have to write cast operator before the thing
> I am casting yet in my head I never think "then I need to cast
> to int the variable X that I want to add". I think more like
> "Then I need to add variable X but I have to cast it to int".
In sql you can write ```cast(field as type)```.
Also in c# you can write ```variable as type```, even the
semantics are not 100% equivalent to the usual cast operator ().
More information about the Digitalmars-d