What Makes a Good Programming Language ?

@inproceedings{Khedker2008WhatMA,
  title={What Makes a Good Programming Language ?},
  author={Uday P. Khedker},
  year={2008}
}
A useful programming language need not possess the qualitie s that may make it a good programming language. Experience suggests that a programming language is good if it helps us write programs which are easy to read, easy to understand, and easy to modify. Thes e requirements – which can only be expressed intuitively rather that defined formally – arise d ir ctly in response to the first two of the three fundamental requirements of software : reliability, maint ability, and efficiency. In this… CONTINUE READING

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