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Friday, November 21 • 17:10 - 18:00
Closing Keynote: Mark Rendle -The Worst Programming Language Ever(Slides)

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There's something good you can say about every programming language.

But that's no fun.

Instead, let's take the worst features of all the languages we know, and put them together to create an abomination with the worst syntax, the worst semantics, the worst foot-guns and the worst runtime behaviour in recorded history. Let's make a language so bad it would make people run screaming to Visual Basic for Applications.

This is going to be an interactive session, so bring your voice, your opinions and your pet peeves (but please leave all automatic weapons in the cloakroom).

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Mark Rendle

Mark is the founder and Chief Developer of Zudio, a web-based management toolkit for Windows Azure storage. Before starting Zudio, Mark developed other people’s software for more than 20 years, in systems ranging from Informix ESQL/C and Perl to .NET 4.5 and Node.js, and literally everything in-between. He also worked as a professional stand-up comic for a couple of years before deciding he liked writing code more. Mark makes some open... Read More →

Friday November 21, 2014 17:10 - 18:00
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