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Techniques

Polyglot programming

Apr 2019
adopt?

We put polyglot programming on Trial in one of our first Radars to suggest that choosing the right language for the job could significantly boost productivity, and there were new language entrants that were worthy of consideration. We want to reraise this suggestion because we're seeing a new push to standardize language stacks by both developers and enterprises. While we acknowledge that placing no restrictions on language uses can create more problems than it solves, promoting a few languages that support different ecosystems or language features is important for both enterprises to accelerate processes and go live more quickly and developers to have the right tools to solve the problem at hand.

Aug 2010
trial?
This technique was included in this edition of the Radar for visibility. We felt that there wasn't anything substantial to add to the discourse around it, but that it was important to keep this in view.
Apr 2010
trial?
This technique was included in this edition of the Radar for visibility. We felt that there wasn't anything substantial to add to the discourse around it, but that it was important to keep this in view.