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This is basically a link to an article with two pictures cut out of the long target article. No elaboration, no personal comments, whatsoever. So no value at all, beside providing the link.

@chenge : if you are "looking for work", as you state in your profile, this article here, IMHO, is not a good publicity for you and your work. You just provided a link with two "stolen" pictures. Next time add your own opinion on it, or some information on how the information was gained, the methodology, whatever ...


I not hope find job here.

I just share some info fun. Share pic = stolen? You just close the net, then no one stolen pic.


Haha... fine then.
Maybe I'm just too paranoid, living in a country where linking without source attribution can be prosecuted by law.
Lucky you.


I find this very confusing. I guess a top position in this ranking is bad, so I should rather learn #18 ruby than #1 elm, right? What about the languages that didn't make it on the list? Should I learn python? Should I learn cobol?


in my opinion and experience, Python's a good choice. I work with huge databases and building applications that do pretty cool things, and I've only ever seen Java and C++. there are Python components, but they're never doing heavy lifting. they're always a side program to a main program written in Java

just my take, but decide what industry you want to work in, find out what languages they use, and learn the ins-and-outs of those. good luck!


Techstack are (probably) just a number of entries shown on this service:

That being said, I remember that last year this ranking was heavily critisised for it's methodology and I don't think it improved much. Taking this tech stacks into account - yes, there are few for Erlang. But Facebook chat, Discord and WhatsApp are among them. Try to find something matching it by scale in those "loved and popular" languages ;)


Thanks for info. I like elixir, so erlang too.


IMO, Elixir, TypeScript and Kotlin are excellent languages to learn in 2019.

Classic DEV Post from Dec 25 '18

My 2018 Year in Review on

My favourite posts from the year ... in no particular order

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Ruby, and learn Rust, Go, Elixir, Erlang...