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2008A spellchecker used to be a major feat of software engineering (prog21.dadgum.com)
411 points across 2 posts | 6 annotations | 1 year ago with 143 comments
2011Things That Turbo Pascal Is Smaller Than (prog21.dadgum.com)
364 points across 2 posts | 3 annotations | 3 months ago with 32 comments
2012The silent majority of experts (prog21.dadgum.com)
308 points | 3 annotations | 2 weeks ago with 197 comments
2008Want to Write a Compiler? Read These Two Papers (prog21.dadgum.com)
237 points | 6 years ago with 70 comments
2011Papers from the Lost Culture of Array Languages (prog21.dadgum.com)
187 points | 4 years ago with 77 comments
2013Organizational Skills Beat Algorithmic Wizardry (prog21.dadgum.com)
165 points | 2 years ago with 53 comments
2008My Road to Erlang (prog21.dadgum.com)
152 points | 1 year ago with 24 comments
2007Admitting That Functional Programming Can Be Awkward (prog21.dadgum.com)
112 points across 2 posts | 4 annotations | 1 year ago with 144 comments
2010The Recovering Programmer (prog21.dadgum.com)
96 points | 1 year ago with 26 comments
2009How Did Things Ever Get This Good? (prog21.dadgum.com)
96 points across 2 posts | 3 annotations | 1 year ago with 36 comments
2007Would You Bet $100M on Your Pet Programming Language? (prog21.dadgum.com)
90 points | 7 years ago with 78 comments
2008Purely Functional Retrogames (prog21.dadgum.com)
87 points | 5 years ago with 29 comments
2010Stop the Vertical Tab Madness (prog21.dadgum.com)
85 points | 7 years ago with 63 comments
2009J Has the Best Development Environment (prog21.dadgum.com)
84 points | 7 years ago with 41 comments
2008Understanding What It's Like to Program in Forth (prog21.dadgum.com)
84 points | 2 years ago with 55 comments
2012A Peek Inside the Erlang Compiler (prog21.dadgum.com)
72 points | 2 years ago with 15 comments
2009Functional Programming Doesn't Work (prog21.dadgum.com)
58 points across 2 posts | 5 annotations | 5 years ago with 1 comments
2012In J, functions have inverses (prog21.dadgum.com)
49 points | 6 years ago with 52 comments

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