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Is there a (commonly used) programming language you would refuse to use?

Survey period: 4 Jun 2018 to 11 Jun 2018

You don't have to mention it by name

OptionVotes% 
Yes, absolutely16324.26
Yes, though maybe I wouldn't risk my job over it6810.12
There is a language I would fight very hard to avoid11817.56
There is a language I'd certainly prefer not to use14321.28
No, not really10715.92
Absolutely not. I'd use whatever language I was asked to work in7310.86



 
GeneralRe: Does Javascript Qualify? Pin
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Richard Eng4-Jun-18 18:02
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JavaScript is the language I would fight very hard to avoid. It really is a piece o' sh*t, the latest ECMAScript improvements notwithstanding.

In general, I would also fight hard to avoid large, complex languages like C++, C#, Swift, and Scala.
GeneralAt least one! Pin
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GeneralShould be multiple choice Pin
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