Linked by snydeq on Mon 25th Oct 2010 21:23 UTC
General Development InfoWorld's Peter Wayner reports on once niche programming languages gaining mind share among enterprise developers for their unique abilities to provide solutions to increasingly common problems. From Python to R to Erlang, each is being increasingly viewed as an essential tool for prototyping on the Web, hacking big data sets, providing quick predictive modeling, powering NoSQL experiments, and unlocking the massive parallelism of today's GPUs.
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RE: Dawnfall of OO?
by SuperDaveOsbourne on Tue 26th Oct 2010 03:37 UTC in reply to "Dawnfall of OO?"
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Grab the old 'software tools' book and find a recent implementation of RatFor, and go to town. Man, if you want to live in the code, and not the data then do something functional and reusable like RatFor.

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