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anyone use it?
14 Replies - 1803 Views - Last Post: 12 August 2010 - 07:04 AM
Posted 06 August 2010 - 11:18 PM
Replies To: fortran
Posted 06 August 2010 - 11:43 PM
So, while the same things may be possible in both languages, I bet it's going to be easier and faster to get there in C#.
This post has been edited by Raynes: 07 August 2010 - 08:52 AM
Posted 07 August 2010 - 12:10 PM
Posted 08 August 2010 - 09:48 AM
Posted 09 August 2010 - 10:28 AM
I bet there are loads of niche fields like that that have become stuck with an old language for exactly this reason.
Posted 09 August 2010 - 10:41 AM
On the money here. The same code bases exist for most computational sciences (physics, chem, engineering, etc). It really is a bummer though because fortran isnt much fun lol.
Posted 09 August 2010 - 10:49 AM
It really shouldn't be that surprising that older languages are just as powerful as C#. LISP pretty much invented everything C# does that all the C# developers think is revolutionary and new. LISP has been around since 1958 so you find a lot of LISP developers looking at the C# feature lists and saying "yeah we've been doing that for 40+ years, welcome to the future."
This post has been edited by Dark_Nexus: 09 August 2010 - 10:58 AM