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Comment Re:Better options (Score 1) 374

Go is very nice and should be considered. It is a very terse, non-expressive language much like C is, but it was born with concurrency in mind and produces fast, small binaries. The problem is that is not available on such a wide number of architectures as C is.

Comment You should learn C to become a better developer (Score 2) 374

The nice thing about C is that is as close to portable assembler as a language can get. It forces you to understand how computers and OSs work in order to become proficient, and in time your code will become better because of it - even when using other languages.

Of course, the ugly thing about C is that is as close to portable assembler as a language can get.

Comment Opera used to handle this nicely (Score 2) 325

It had a number of options where you could set up the number of global connections and per page. And yes, it was useful during the early days of dialup.

But anyway, most of the web sucks in this regard. Period. Sites are horribly designed these days - a gazillion JS dependencies, unnecessarily large images which get scaled, zero concern for mobile devices, etc.

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