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Discussion on: What great software invention or idea never gained adoption?

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Johan • Edited

I think the actor model doesn't get as much love because the original idea was misunderstood and object oriented programming as interpreted by Java arose as the defacto standard. Such a shame, if only it was implemented correctly like how it was meant to be like in erlang, the actor model may now have been the most popular paradigm instead of OOP...

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Aschwin Wesselius

The actor model will be the most prominent next step after the micro-services hype. It's already here and a lot of vendors are preparing their product for/with them too.