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Published: Sep 25 2013 / 10:42

Ranking programming languages based on how much software developers dislike (or hate) them is, obviously, an inexact science. But ranking the most baffling languages can be a bit more scientific. Phil Johnson queried the GitHub Archive for stand-alone instances of “WTF” in the comments (the idea being to weed out cases where the string “WTF” was legitimately used in the code, as opposed to being inserted as a comment indicating confusion). Topping the list of programming languages that confuse developers: C++.
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