Bear Bibeault wrote:For what purpose? I'd have very different answers depending upon the answer to that question.
Claude Moore wrote:I've heard of Google's language Dart which seems promising to write web apps, for example...
Claude Moore wrote:For any purpose may come into your mind. For example, Java is a language used pratically everywhere... you can write enterprise apps as well as simple mobile apps. Which may be next Java ? I've heard of Google's language Dart which seems promising to write web apps, for example...
Pat Farrell wrote:
Many mechanics use a hammer, screwdriver and pliers to do everything when repairing a car. This does not mean that they are the best tools for the job.
Pat Farrell wrote:
Every few years, yet another language/foundation is labeled as the silver bullet that will solve all problems. A very smart man, Fred Brooks, write "No Silver Bullet"
I've been watching this for 40 years, and so far, Brooks is right.
Frank Carver wrote:If I were a betting man, I would be putting some cash on Rust right now.
Rust seems to be the only language in several decades which has been able to seriously challenge C for low-level and systems work, and its approach to security and robustness is the best in class at the moment.
Les Morgan wrote:
2 - whatever seems to be the emergent technology in the area i wish to live. For me, right now that is:
a) MS SQL Server
This has served me well for decades now.
Tim Holloway wrote:These aren't "emergent" technologies, though — which was the original question.
Wasm is designed as a portable compilation target for programming languages, enabling deployment on the web for client and server applications.
Les Morgan wrote:Tim,
very true, but none the less, if you do not have any real emergent technology in your area... this is what i go with, and it's where the big money is right now too.
Claude Moore wrote:Hi to all,
if you would bet on an emerging technology / programming language, which would be your choice ?