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- Subject: Re: Help a journalist with an article
- From: Esther Schindler <esther@...>
- Date: Mon, 13 Oct 2008 15:17:15 -0700
The article is live. Thanks to all for the help!
6 Scripting Languages Your Developers Wish You'd Let Them Use
Several up-and-coming scripting languages--some open-source--are
gaining popularity among software developers. These dynamic
programming languages, including Groovy, Scala, Lua, F#, Clojure and
Boo, deserve more attention for your enterprise software development,
even if your shop is dedicated to Java or .NET. Here's why.
On Oct 9, 2008, at 1:48 PM, Esther Schindler wrote:
I'm doing an article for CIO.com on "5 [or whatever] languages that
ought to be on your [IT Manager's] radar," and I'd like to include
Lua. I'm looking for a short statement on why it's useful, and why
the boss ought to let you use it for enterprise work. Any takers?
This is meant to be a short-and-sweet article: just its name, URL,
a quick formal definition, and then one or two quotes from
developers about why they think it's valuable. Imagine that you're
trying to convince someone's boss to let you use it. What would you
(This is a follow-up to http://www.cio.com/article/446829/
ng_Universe in case you care. Some folks pointed out that a few
"obvious" languages should have been included. I'm happy to comply.)
senior online editor, CIO.com