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Re: "Team" members wanted

From: Martynas Jusevičius <martynas@atomgraph.com>
Date: Sat, 28 Oct 2017 13:33:39 +0200
Message-ID: <CAE35Vmys259Kj_OyEX070RAZJ+_kO7hG6-pO9dXgt9UKLTiK9g@mail.gmail.com>
To: janowicz@ucsb.edu
Cc: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>, Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
Exactly. Plus all the mature RDF libraries are written in Java, not JS.

On Fri, Oct 27, 2017 at 7:31 PM, Krzysztof Janowicz <janowicz@ucsb.edu>
wrote:

> I could not resists (sorry) but actually Java is the most popular
> language, not JS [1] and I also do not see how JS can would be 'more
> modern'. Anyway, I guess the /semantics/ of all these rankings is
> essentially unclear as they measure different things. I also believe that a
> programing language should not be selected by hype but by language
> features, e.g.,  whether it enforced type safety and so forth.
>
> Best,
> Krzysztof
>
>
> [1] https://www.tiobe.com/tiobe-index/
>
>
> On 10/27/2017 09:48 AM, David Booth wrote:
>
>> On 10/27/2017 11:26 AM, Sebastian Samaruga wrote:
>>
>>> [ . . . ] The whole project is planned to be implemented in Java
>>>
>>
>> I'm curious: why Java?   Have you considered JavaScript / ES6? JavaScript
>> is now the most widely used programming language[1], and it now has very
>> solid server-side support.  A more modern language may attract more
>> volunteers also.  Unless there are over-riding concerns pushing you to
>> Java, I would suggest considering JavaScript / ES6.
>>
>> 1. https://stackify.com/trendiest-programming-languages-
>> hottest-sought-programming-languages-2017/
>>
>> David Booth
>>
>>
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> Krzysztof Janowicz
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