Top Five World’s Most Underrated Programming Languages

Bienlein jeti789 at
Wed Jan 23 21:46:17 UTC 2019

On Wednesday, 23 January 2019 at 12:26:02 UTC, rikki cattermole 
> On 24/01/2019 1:20 AM, JN wrote:
>> Well, the truth is, people don't come to a language because of 
>> a killer feature. Sometimes it's even the opposite. Java and 
>> Dart are familiar to some extent because of lack of killer 
>> features.
> Actually that isn't quite true.
> Java's killer feature is consistent simplicity. That is how it 
> was originally sold to great success. The ecosystem and tooling 
> came later.

Java is going to get CSP-style concurency as in Go probably in 
JDK13. It's called Project Loom. Here is a presentation by Mark 
Reinhold (Java project lead at Oracle) where he is presenting a 
preview of JDK13 and Project Loom: 
(starting at 1:08:47)

This will create some competition for Go what the multi-threading 
model is concerned. Java is better than Go otherwise in every 
aspect except memory consumption.

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