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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The C word
by matako on Tue 26th Oct 2010 07:55 UTC
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"Programming languages on the rise: COBOL"

I have always feared the 21st century was going to be like that ;)


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