What makes me think of these things early in the mornings is the proliferation of Java*Script* as an enterprise application language. I believe using JS as a hammer to solve every problem will hound enterprise IT for decades.
Anything more extensive or complex than a few thousand lines of code becomes excruciatingly slow to compile by the TypeScript compiler. A large project worked upon by a large development team will soon discover that the TypeScript compiler itself is a massive productivity bottleneck.
In the past three years, I have been doing more and more of my work in Golang. If I had to pick a language for backend microservice development (which is where 99% of my career has been), I would now gladly choose Go.
Since Trump’s Twitter account is such a great source of his stream of consciousness, his sentences so grammatically incorrect, and his speeches are so incoherent that it is very simple to write a program that will talk, write, and speak exactly like Donald Trump.
In a July 2017 article, Node.js Foundation surveyed developers around the world asking them how they use Node.js. As it … More
This article was originally published on my blog at Computerworld on Jan 20th, 2016 Since my last post, I had … More