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Objective-C is the Coolest Language

Posted by Michael Dickens on November 10, 2009

At least according to Numb3rs. After I saw another Objective-C reference, I figured that the writers must have something for Objective-C. Maybe one of the math consultants does Objective-C. But I think a very likely reason is that Objective-C just looks cool. It’s not my favorite language (I don’t even like it that much), but I definitely can’t argue with the fact that, if you don’t know what is going on, it looks freakin’ cool. You use brackets for method calls. Come on. How can you not love that? And the unnecessarily long method names that are supposed to make the language easier to read but really don’t. Those are just great. (I couldn’t find any good pictures, but check out this video.) Compare that to, say, Lisp.Lisp

Yaaawwwnn. Too many parentheses. But Objective-C has a real “hacker” feel to it.

(P.S. The actual coolest language is Scala.)

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2 Responses to “Objective-C is the Coolest Language”

  1. phynnboi said

    They may be cool, but nothing is as bad-ass as 6502 assembly code!

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