* looping over elements has too much boilerplate
* the mindfulnesss of 'this' is distracting
* the duality of dictionaries and lists and how that's an easy lie to fall for is fustrating
* that there are multiple frameworks trying to use $
On the other hand, their anonymous functions are very nice. And, I rather like prototypes vs classes. A bit. Sometimes
With Python, I like significant whitespace (so sue me) and especially the syntax for collections and packing/unpacking them.
I've blogged along these lines a lot in the past e.g. http://williamedwardscoder.tumblr.com/post/18319031919/progr...