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Poll: Have you looked at alternative runtime languages?

If you program against a system like Java or .NET, have you tried the alternative languages on it? Let us know by taking this poll.

One of the purported advantages of systems like .NET and Java is that you can use multiple languages on the same runtime and have them mingle, mix, and interact with each other. This sounded really exciting about 10 years ago, but then it seemed like few people (other than VB.NET and C#) took advantage of it.

On the .NET platform, it never really took off, and on Java, JRuby, Jython, Scala, Groovy, etc., it seemed to gain traction but not mainstream use. I took a close look at F#, but it was not a good mix for my workload.

J.Ja

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Justin James is the Lead Architect for Conigent.

4 comments
Tony Hopkinson
Tony Hopkinson

Even before the MS integrated it better with the DLR. Far easier than trying to write your own dynamic stuff in c#

mattohare
mattohare

Never seen a closing tag on its own with an attribute. Next the rivers will flow against gravity? :D