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  Technologies to Watch: A Look at Four That May Challenge Java’s Development Dominance
Subject:   What decade was that?
Date:   2005-10-20 17:23:32
From:   perrin

The first sign of innovation outside of Java in a decade? That's a pretty bold statement. Dynamic languages are not new. In fact, those Ruby examples have nearly identical syntax to Perl5, which you took a swipe at as unreadable.


Automatic mapping of classes to objects is not new either. Perl had O/R frameworks with automatic setup long before Rails came along, and I suspect this is true for Python as well.


I'm glad to see dynamic languages getting attention from a new crowd, but try to keep things in perspective: the thing that's new here is you, not dynamic languages. They've been waiting for you all along.


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