I had to learn JavaScript for a cryptography project; I’ve been a developer since 1988 and had never used it for more than small edits to existing scripts.

Its popularity is entirely outside my comprehension. It’s a freaking mess of dialects and versions and the lack of typing makes it feel like a toy. I would be miserable writing in it.

American Software Developer living in Vietnam. Classical musician (guitar, woodwinds), weightlifter, multilingual, misanthrope • XY

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