What Niche Programming Language Do You Prefer?
2. Python is a widely used programming language whose design and purpose is to increase compatibility and readability among systems. It helps to integrate your systems to increase productivity with a very clear concise syntax. Python has a very large standard library to work with to further simplify the process and is available for all major operating systems.
3. Ruby is a dynamic, general use programming language that focuses on simplicity and productivity. Ruby creator Yukihiro Matsumoto once stated, "I wanted a scripting language that was more powerful than Perl, and more object-oriented than Python. That's why I decided to design my own language".
4. MATLAB is a high level programming language and environment mostly used for faster numerical computing. It is widely used in academic and research institutions as well as industrial enterprises.
5. Cobol, one of the oldest programming languages, is an acronym for COmmon Business-Oriented Language and is used in business, finance and administrative systems. Cobol is set to remain the dominant language for business applications.
6. Erlang is an open source programming language developed by Ericsson to support distributed, fault-tolerant, soft-real-time, non-stop applications. Although Erlang was originally designed to fill a niche, its popularity is growing due to demand for concurrent services.
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