Do people in other countries program in English?

I was browsing Stack Overflow’s programming section and came across an interesting topic asking if programmers in other countries code in English. This answer from a Canadian is hilarious:

I’m from Canada, but live in the States now.

It took me a while to get used to writing boolean variables with an “Is” prefix, instead of the “Eh” suffix that Canadians use when programming.

For example:



I should name my boolean variables that way from now on.

    • AlexandreSerre
    • December 10th, 2012

    Hum ! I’m French but it’s not completely true ! In school, we’re trying to code in English to improve ours ! Sure, our english is not perfect but it could be better that the Canadian guy ! ^^’

    Hello there Alex ! 🙂

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