“Is language X scalable? I heard that it isn’t”

A nonsensical question that is rarely qualified. To quote Theo from his fine book Languages aren’t slow; implementations of languages are. and Language selection and scalability have little to do with each other; architectural design and implementation strategy dictate how scalable a final product will be. I couldn’t have put it better myself. The point Continue reading “Is language X scalable? I heard that it isn’t”