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Q. What's today's top language? A. Python... no, wait, Java... no, C

Christian Berger Silver badge

Re: In over 40 years of programming ...

"Surely these languages are popular for a reason?"

Yes, but that reason, more often than not, is hype surrounding them. You have professors who grew up in the pseudo OOP-Hype of the 1980s and 1990s and think C++ and Java are the ultimate languages as they are so OOP.

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