Discussion on: 5 Powerful Programming Languages to Stretch Your Brain

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Andrew Brown 🇨🇦

All the languages are my jam, except Rust. Rust frustrates me.

I do feel a ruby-esq influence on all the chosen languages.

With the exception of TypeScript been chosen over Coffeescript but maybe if this list was made a few years ago we would have seen Coffeescript here.

It's interesting to me what people choose as their language learning path.

I think we can say most Rubyist moved to Exlir and Go and not NodeJs.

I'm quite surprised to see Scala not on the list. I really enjoy the Scala community even though I have no interest in the language. I'll attend Scala meetup just for the inclusiveness of the community.

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Jacob Herrington (he/him) Author

Ruby definitely influences my opinions, as I said, it's the first programming language I've really felt attached to - but I'm also trying expand my horizons so things like Rust and TypeScript are good for me!