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Apparently C# Doesn’t Suck

YourLanguageSucks is a wiki on theory.org that lists reasons why the most popular programming languages suck.  There are long lists of reasons why Java, JavaScript, C++ and PHP suck.  But the list for C# is very short: Supports ‘goto’. Two distinct sets of collections: non-generic and generic.  Stack and Queue have the same name in Related posts: Top 10 .NET News Stories of 2008 Adding Assemblies to the Visual Studio "Add Reference" Dialog Visual Studio 2008 and .NET 3.5 Released

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Exceptions are for Exceptions

Most programmers know that throwing exceptions takes a relatively long time to execute versus normal processing.  Some say throwing exceptions is as much as two orders of magnitude slower (that’s 100 times slower to non-geeks) than passing arguments.  However, another article claims there’s almost no impact to throwing exceptions, unless you are running your Related posts: Enumerate Collections without Exceptions Top 10 .NET News Stories of 2008 Hello, World

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