How to Save the Princess in 8 Programming Languages

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How to Save the Princess in 8 Programming Languages

Post by Disembodied » Wed Oct 05, 2016 2:09 pm

I hope some of our more tech-savvy members will enjoy this at a deeper level than I do (although I think it's pretty funny, mostly I'm just laughing at the pictures).

https://toggl.com/programming-princess
You need to rescue the princess with code - but sometimes your code doesn't work and the princess is a dragon and you're a fish.

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Re: How to Save the Princess in 8 Programming Languages

Post by Cody » Wed Oct 05, 2016 2:23 pm

<chortles> Something about Pascal and drinking rings a bell.
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Post by spud42 » Thu Oct 06, 2016 7:52 am

lol.. turbo pascal 4 drove me to drink.... never programmed anything since....
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Re: How to Save the Princess in 8 Programming Languages

Post by phkb » Thu Oct 06, 2016 8:20 am

Actually the LISP one had me in stitches

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Post by another_commander » Thu Oct 06, 2016 8:25 am

phkb wrote:Actually the LISP one had me in stitches
Yup, same here. LISP one was the best.

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Post by Amah » Thu Oct 06, 2016 5:00 pm

:-D Had to laugh about LISP... Had to code OO in Scheme though.

Pascal was nice. But I always loved digging into 6502 and m68k assembler code. :-)
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Re: How to Save the Princess in 8 Programming Languages

Post by phkb » Thu Oct 06, 2016 9:38 pm

Reminded me a bit of this one: How to shoot yourself in the foot - in code

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Post by Cody » Thu Oct 06, 2016 10:19 pm

Their dreams a tattered sail in the wind

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Re: How to Save the Princess in 8 Programming Languages

Post by spud42 » Fri Oct 07, 2016 9:07 am

ah yes the joys of 6502 and z80 machine code programming... did a bit back in the mid 80's. did some x86 machine code programming too at college. started to write a patch editor for a Yamaha DX7 synth.... almost got it working too...
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Re: How to Save the Princess in 8 Programming Languages

Post by Astrobe » Wed Oct 12, 2016 5:51 pm

You have Forth:

You spend a week discussing with yourself the most efficient way to save the princess...
... Once there, the princess runs away because she thinks you came to kill her.

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