The C programming language was invented…

Strategy Letter VI – Joel on Software

The C programming language was invented with the explicit goal of making it easy to port applications from one instruction set to another. And it did a fine job, but wasn’t really 100% portable, so we got Java, which was even more portable than C. Mmmhmm.

The prediction is at the end. If you write code for the web (on the client side, but the server side is *not* immune) you should read this all the way through. If you don’t want to be left behind…

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