“Programmers tend to write software in the opposite direction”

2012-12-07

Programmers tend to write software in the opposite direction of their language’s history. That is, people using bottom-up languages [descendents of Fortran] tend to write their software top-down. And people using top-down languages [descendents of Lisp] tend to write their software bottom-up

Top down, bottom up

http://www.johndcook.com/blog/2012/12/06/top-down-bottom-up/