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So, title is self explanatory, if you had to pick a language that, if it was never created, would've changed our world the most.

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I vote C++, without C++ we wouldn't have a lot of the great games that are out their today. It would impact all the gaming industries out there. wink.gif


So, you decide. What language do you think, if we didn't have, would impact our world the most. thumb.gif
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Machine code.
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Da Vinci code.
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Originally Posted by tompsonn View Post

Machine code.

lol

I think the shear variety of languages would demonstrate that if a concept is worth developing, someone would have developed it.

That said, I think B has been the most influential programming language in history. Without B, there wouldn't be C, C++, Objective-C nor C#. And JavaScript, Java, Go and Perl would look drastically different (if exist at all).

However, I wouldn't say even this would have a profound impact on the software landscape as if it wasn't for B, then we'd all probably be using Pascal derived languages instead (as many of us was before C/C++ took off)
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If Objective C didn't exist the world would be a better place.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Fantasy View Post

If Objective C didn't exist the world would be a better place.

What is Objective-C?

No seriously, what's the objective?!
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To be a nuisance.

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Quote:
Originally Posted by tompsonn View Post

What is Objective-C?
No seriously, what's the objective?!
NeXT's version of C with objects.

Essentially, Steve Jobs though he could 'innovate' C++
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NeXT's version of C with objects.

Sarcasm, it does not travel thus far!
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