News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Jeff Moore's Blog:
Keywords and Language Simplicity
October 12, 2007 @ 11:55:00

Jeff Moore has posted and shared an interesting graph showing something I'd never thought about comparing one language versus another on - the number of keywords it uses.

Well, I like programming language comparisons, so how could I resist this chart (via) promoting the simplicity of the io language by pointing out how few keywords it has. The interesting thing about this is that Java and PHP are tied on this measure of simplicity with 53 keywords.

Though not too meaningful, it is interesting to see how the different languages stack up in the number of reserved words you can't use for anything else. So, does that mean that Perl is the list limiting?

1 comment voice your opinion now!
keyword language simplicity graph perl javascript ruby keyword language simplicity graph perl javascript ruby


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Paul James' Blog: HTTP Authentication with HTML Forms

The Codist Blog: I Will Never Understand the Appeal Of PHP

Lee Blue: PHP vs Ruby :: 2012 Year End Review

Loosely Coupled Podcast: Episode 8: Do You Even Polyglot?

PHPBuilder.com: Validating PHP User Sessions


Community Events





Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


application wordpress community install unittest release language interview api configure symfony developer list series introduction podcast threedevsandamaybe library code laravel

All content copyright, 2014 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework