How to write 80% less code

The list of attempts to make it possible to write less code is endless. Many of them use knowledge of the data model to automate a considerable part of the database access, such as these: Fourth generation programming languages (4GL) Computer Assisted Software Engineering (CASE) tools Model-driven development (MDD) Domain specific languages Object relational mapping... Continue Reading →

3GL Programming Languages – The Endgame

“Good artists copy, great artists steal” (Pablo Picasso). I think that sums up the current state of affairs in programming languages. Ever longed for a missing feature in your favorite programming language? A good chance exists that it will be added within a few years, stolen from another language. I’m not saying that’s wrong, but... Continue Reading →

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