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2 points by j 4¬†months ago | discuss | on: Ask ūüźć: What other programming languages do you use?
Along with Python, I actively use JavaScript and Typescript in a professional capacity, and GDScript for fun (to make a game using Godot). Some tools and toys from yesteryear: Java, Scala, Closure/script, Racket, C#, Lua, Ruby and Pascal when I was a kid.
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0 points by j 4 months, 2 weeks ago | discuss | on: Thousands of Scientific Papers May be Invalid Due to Misunderstanding Python
This reminds me a bit of the Half Life of Knowledge which is "the amount of time that has to elapse before half of the knowledge or facts in a particular area is superseded or shown to be untrue". https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Half-life_of_knowledge
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2 points by j 4 months, 2 weeks ago | discuss | on: Cool New Features in Python 3.8
Related discussion on HN: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=21252784
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2 points by j 4 months, 2 weeks ago | discuss | on: Python alternative to Docker
I used a freeze program once but ran into trouble with external dependencies (OpenCV and psycopg2 needing C libraries), so wondering how this will hold up.
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