The software industry is constantly evolving. Many languages that were cutting edge just a few years ago either look outdated or have been made completely redundant today.
Today, new languages are emerging with surprising frequency to meet the changing needs of users. These languages are being used to build a new class of applications that have advanced features and cater to the demanding needs of businesses.
There is a wide range of options available for developers when it comes to functional, object-oriented and scripting languages.
To stay relevant in the world of programming, a developer (a professional or an amateur) needs to keep track of all new programming languages. As can be imagined, it is impossible for any developer to master every programming language.
But the arrival of new languages doesn’t mean the programming landscape is undergoing a massive overhaul all the time.
There are a few languages that have been holding their own against this onslaught of new languages. These programming languages have been around for a long time and aren’t going away anytime soon.
These criticisms haven’t come in the way of its ubiquity; this language continues to be used everywhere - from front end web pages to mobile web apps and everything in between.
It is supported by all popular browsers like Microsoft Internet Explorer (beginning with version 3.0), Firefox, Safari, Opera, Google Chrome, etc.
To implement something similar to Apple’s HyperCard – that was mainly developed to help build apps easily, Netscape developed LiveScript.
1. Client-side Processing: This means the code is executed on the user’s processor instead of the web server, thus saving bandwidth and reducing extra load of the server.
2. Simple to learn: The syntax of this language is similar to simple English making it easier for developers to learn.
4. Simple to Implement: Being able to use the same language in front end and back end makes the job easier for development teams.
Ø GitHub’s Atom editor is built almost entirely around CoffeeScript, which compiles to JS.
The Best is yet to Come!