Nathan Roach


Lawyer, Advisor, Investor, Entrepreneur.


RT: The impact of language choice on github projects

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  <blockquote class="posterous_short_quote">This shows the number of swearwords used per 1000 commits. Objective C and Perl

programmers are the most foul-mouthed. Java coders are more restrained,
possibly because the language is more corporate, and they're afraid of having
their pay docked.

<p>The author of this article sifted through  5000 repositories on GitHub, producing about 55G of data, correlating several factors with choice of language.  The analysis covered C, C#, C++, Java, Javascript, Objective-C, Perl, Python, and Ruby, among others.  The results were interesting and produced both useful and entertaining correlations.</p></div>