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Revisiting the old clichés of programming languages
It's truly nice to see a node like this.
I always say that one of the saddest things about the IT market nowadays is that a segment that should be formed by specialists shouldn't be so susceptible to rumors and stereotypes.
Different languages solve different problems in different ways. True wisdom, IMHO, is to acknowledge that and know when to apply this or that language, leaving all bias and personal favoritism behind.