We've previously talked about how programmers who speak English may have an advantage over those who don't and the fact that many programming languages are written in English.
To many people it may seem the only reason to have all of these languages is simply to bamboozle everyone else (but who’d Adam and Eve that?). As developers, at meetings we are introduced to “our technical people”. I’m sure you can talk about Python, Sql and all that”, as if we’re from another planet (take your pick: Mercury, Venus, Mars, Saturn, Neptune).
To dispel this “myth” we thought it would be worth spending a few minutes exploring what’s going on (or maybe the battle is already lost). Why are there so many programming languages and is there any correlation with natural language?
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