One Unique Universal Programming Language ?

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    One Unique Universal Programming Language ?

    hay.. anyone of you ever thought of one unique universal programming language ?

    Everyone will learn and share knowledge of that one and work on it and with it. That would be faster development in programming language and software development industries.

    What would be the demerit of it?
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    Re: One Unique Universal Programming Language ?

    Originally posted by zahid

    What would be the demerit of it?
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    "Jack of all trades, master of none."

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    All programming languages have their advantages/disadvantages. I doubt there will ever be a "universal language" to fit all needs.
    And even if one language did have the functionality from all languages, it would probably be slow...
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    I agree with Magos. The reason why there are so many programming languages is that each field of application has its specific needs. If you want a universal programming language, it should support embedded programming, application programming, webprogramming etc. It would be a huge language and certainly not optimal for a wide range of applications.

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    Exactly. If this universal language had the functionality it would require to be such a language, it would be complex and hard for beginners to learn (ie. C/C++)

    If you want a crappy prototype, VB can be used. If you want your app to do something, C++. If you want to be a dickhead about it, Java. You get the point..

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    hmm.. I do have all those points but....

    You.. we already know that it's impossible, then there will never be any.

    But we still working with 0101010101

    Which benefits we can expect ?
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    >But we still working with 0101010101

    Yes, but that is because the electronics we currently use for computing works that way.

    >Which benefits we can expect ?

    From what? From a universal programming language? I wonder if it would have more advantages than the currently most used languages would have. Current most used languages are almost standardised, well known and well supported by a lot of organisations and tools.

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    Yeah, and think about the size of the compilers or whathaveyou...

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    Originally posted by face_master
    If you want a crappy prototype, VB can be used. If you want your app to do something, C++. If you want to be a dickhead about it, Java. You get the point..
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    ...and I now know how old ober is

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    I think Brain**** is pretty universal.
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    Ober, thats not true. No one knew how old I was untill I either told you, or when I started to post (as Fordy puts it) rubbish. And I just posted that cause I wanted to say the thing about It sounded cool at the time...

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    >> I think Brain**** is pretty universal.

    Maybe among like 5 people ...

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