Linked by snydeq on Mon 17th Oct 2011 17:40 UTC
General Development Just-in-time compilers, browser wars, and developer enthusiasm are just a few of the trends separating today's hot scripting languages from the pack. InfoWorld's Peter Wayner surveys programmers, commit logs, search engine traffic, and book sales data to provide a barometer of scripting languages -- JavaScript, ActionScript, Perl, Python, Ruby, Scala, R, and PHP -- providing a best-guess forecast of which languages are rising and falling in scripting hipness.
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Coffeescript
by obsidian on Mon 17th Oct 2011 20:49 UTC
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I'd say Coffeescript is looking promising. A very nice, clean front-end to Javascript. It's like Javascript should have been from the start.

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