# 2019-13

In Defense of YAML (opens new window)

YAML as data format is defensible. YAML as a programming language is not. If you're programming, use a programming language. You owe it to Turing, Hopper, Djikstra and the countless other computer scientists and practitioners who've built our discipline. And you owe it to yourself.

Internets of interest #1: Brian Kernighan on the Elements of Programming Style (opens new window)

The elements of programming style.