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Entries published on July 23, 2009

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On “magic”, once again

So it seems Giles Bowkett is upset about use of the word “magic”. I’m happy to agree with the general consensus from various fora that the specific article he’s complaining about is, well, pretty much content-free. I could read that post over and over and still have no idea what actual things the author liked about Django or didn’t like about Rails. But I’ve pretty much learned to ignore content-free hype, and that’s what I did in that case.

I’m also quite happy to grant that not all programming languages do the same things in the same ways. Usually, I’m even …

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