What I Hate About Your Programming Language
Subject:   Ideal language: Delphi w/ Clarion influence
Date:   2003-05-16 12:27:29
From:   anonymous2
Response to: Ideal language: Delphi w/ Clarion influence

Sadly Delphi/Kylix (Object Pascal) is often overlooked. Perl, Ruby, etc. are all find for scripts, but in most cases, a compiiled program in a better way to do. Delphi lets you program procedurally like C, or with Objects like C++, only the union is much more natural. It prevents you from making many stupid mistakes, while allowing you 99.9% of the power C has. It borrows some syntax from perhaps better languages (Oberon, Modula, etc.), but has a much bigger and more useful standard library. (Unofficially, anyway...)