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The industry shares the same sentiment it seems. The honeymoon with Ruby, Python and JS seems to be over.



The industry doesn't share the same sentiment it seems.

Every platform as a service includes some dynamic language binding and parts implemented in a dynamic language.

The Java-ists have produced mountains of code, but it is still not the go-to for most of industry as they continue to hack in dynamic language features (mixins already replaced AOP so we get Java 8 : First class functions, static methods on interfaces and dynamic behaviors of Java 7). Java has also introduced ways to avoid the bugs that are resulting from the polyglot (Java 8 : Annotations). Yes the computer deals in strict types at the ASM level, but for programmer productivity, nothing beats dynamic typing except for atoms (Erlang, LISP) aka symbols (Ruby, Scheme). We will get there with more actual science applied.


Can you go into more detail backing up your assertion?

At least with regard to JS, it seems to me like the honeymoon is just beginning. Or maybe it's a second honeymoon?


Can you go into more detail backing up your assertion?




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