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Just like the housing bubble.
Just like the .COM bubble.
Then how did this ugly wart of a language become so popular?
I’ve tried many things. I’ve put some butter and brown sugar on a freshly baked sweet potato. I’ve doused it with hot sauce. I’ve even pretended it was a regular potato and dressed it up like one. But, the fact remains, I just don’t like sweet potatoes. It’s something in their very nature that I despise.
Before you pitchfork me, I want to clear a few things up.
And if you are smart and want to have a good career in software development, you’ll take everything I am saying with a grain of salt, knowing that I could be completely wrong.
No one gets up in the morning and says, I want to have bamboo shoots shoved under my fingernails. (Ok, well maybe some people do, but those guys are still writing object-oriented Perl.)
This is the part where I tell you what is not to love
Ever seen a movie star without her makeup? Makes you realize that any halfway decent looking woman could be a movie star, with the proper styling.
You can only build so much on top of something else, before you have to wipe the slate clean and start over.
By the way, check out my new experiment on YouTube, going to release a short video each week. Let me know what you think.
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