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View Poll Results: Programming Language of the Year
Vala is growing substantially as an alternative language for Gnome.
I voted Python, but having followed Vala's development for the past 8 months or so, I'd have voted for it if it were on the list. They've made incredible leaps and bounds in a short period of time, and the sheer audacity of providing higher level language features (think Python, Java, C#) with an executable speed darn close to C and C++ is just frankly awesome. That, and being able to generate readable C code from it and *really* get under the hood is neat.
this is not fare guys. Fortran 95/2003 is hugely popular and recommended for parallel computation. Even as oop , its far better then other oop-special language. you should include it. this language is highly rated in science community and most of the computational physics/chemistry fellow still prefer that for good reason.
Last edited by RudraB; 02-04-2009 at 08:46 PM.
Reason: adding more specification