[BangPypers] Google Go
pradeep at btbytes.com
Wed Nov 11 13:58:55 CET 2009
> That's what the big boys of the world wants you to believe. I had met a very
> senior official in the government a techy himself and spent 3 hours showing
> him virtues of Python and Django, hoping that they will change the RFP
> I found out yesterday that the application has to be developed on a proven
> technology like Java,C++ or C#. When I spoke to the gentleman he said his
> consultant said that dynamically typed languages are not safe for mission
> critical work. The work is far from being mission-critical is another point
That's because "big boys" define the market suitable to themselves.
1. it's easier to code more, take more time when using "proven technology"
2. It's easy to hire an IDE-aware monkey to do programming in "proven
Anyway, one answer to "proven technology" bugaboo is Jython and
IronPython. It's still Java(platform) and .NET
with bi-directional compatibility.
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