Chapter14.Languages

To C or Not To C?

Table of Contents

Unix's Cornucopia of Languages
Why Not C?
Interpreted Languages and Mixed Strategies
Language Evaluations
C
C++
Shell
Perl
Tcl
Python
Java
Emacs Lisp
Trends for the Future
Choosing an X Toolkit

The limits of my language are the limits of my world.

-- Ludwig Wittgenstein Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus 5.6, 1918