What Programing Language are the Largest Website Written In?

Alec Taylor alec.taylor6 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 12 18:26:58 CEST 2011


C++ (Wt xor CppCMS)

WOOT!

On Sat, Aug 13, 2011 at 1:58 AM, Tim Bradshaw <tfb at tfeb.org> wrote:
> On 2011-08-02 15:41:06 +0100, ccc31807 said:
>
>>
>> Most of these are tech companies. Tech companies are very important,
>> but so are other kinds of companies. What do manufacturing companies
>> use, like Ford and Toyota, energy companies like BP and Exxon,
>> pharmaceutical companies, consumer product companies, and so on? What
>> about the big retailers, Sears, WalMart, Target, etc.?
>
> A more important metric is how critical the web presence is to the company.
>  For Amazon, say, it's pretty critical, so what they do is likely to be
> interesting: if their site is broken they're not making any money.  For
> Toyota, say, well, an outage would probably be embarrassing, but it's not
> anything like as critical to them.
>
> Unfortunatly I suspect that with web stuff as with other stuff, the answer
> is that it entirely depends.  I am endlessly horrified by the poor state of
> software that is really critical to large companies.
>
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