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Jacquers wrote:
Do you just learn and use whatever is used where you work? Do you have a say in the matter? E.g. when starting a new project can you use whatever you want to get the job done or is there a specified language you have to use?

I get to choose, but it has to meet requirements so you end up with limited choice anyway. For example, if you need to make a web application, then you can't just choose a native Android app on the basis it is interesting... because it just wont meet requirements.

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Do you learn something new because it's popular / in demand in the job market?

Depends. If I was looking for a new job, or my current skillset appears to be dropping off the market at an alarming rate, then yes - learn what is in demand. Learning just the fun stuff is for people who have other (non-coding) ways to pay the bills.

Jacquers wrote:
For personal projects... maybe just because it looks cool or useful?

If I want it done fast, use what I already know. If I have plenty of time, then maybe look at something new... or more realistically, just pretend to have ambitions to making all the awesome personal projects I come up with but really just do other non-coding things with my spare time instead.
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