[Haskell-cafe] Scala at position 25 of the Tiobe index, Haskell dropped below 50
tmorris at tmorris.net
Sun Apr 19 08:55:23 UTC 2015
Scala cracks me up, since 2007.
On Fri, Apr 17, 2015 at 4:25 PM, Benjamin Edwards <edwards.benj at gmail.com>
> I have to concede the industry buzz is strong with Scala (currently Scala
> is my job). The JVM does have a role to play, but mostly in the access it
> gives you to the Java ecosystem. It's a shame because I'd much rather be
> using haskell but when you have 10 employees and your business isn't making
> the platform you can't afford to make the platform. We have nothing like
> spark or finagle ready to go as far as I am aware. Something finagle like
> (metrics + pluggable load balancing + platform agnostic + autoscaling (via
> zk / mdns)) would be huge. I am trying to find the time to hack on these
> sorts of projects and failing.
> On Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:31 pm Gautier DI FOLCO <gautier.difolco at gmail.com>
>> 2015-04-16 21:41 GMT+00:00 Henk-Jan van Tuyl <hjgtuyl at chello.nl>:
>>> From the Tiobe index page of this month:
>>> Another interesting move this month concerns Scala. The functional
>>> programming language jumps to position 25 after having been between
>>> position 30 and 50 for many years. Scala seems to be ready to enter the top
>>> 20 for the first time in history.
>>> Haskell dropped from the top 50 last month and hasn't come back. I
>>> suppose, if Haskell compiled to JVM, Haskell would have a much wider
>>> Henk-Jan van Tuyl
>>>  http://www.tiobe.com/index.php/content/paperinfo/tpci/index.html
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>> First of all do you know how this ranking is build? It's an agglomeration
>> of nonsense values which aim to give the language trend.
>> Maybe Scala has benefited of the JVM or maybe it has profited of the
>> auto-assigned "functional" because some communities, like the Haskell
>> community, have heavily worked for that during decades.
>> The only side-effect of a growth in this ranking will attract some
>> addicted to Resumé Driven-Development.
>> Popular or not, you can do anything you want with Haskell and no ranking
>> will change that.
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