How frustrating is your programming language?

Programming Languages / Scala / Coding / Developing / Open source software / Plotly / Java / Matplotlib / GitHub

The internet is rife with bad metrics for comparing programming languages. This blog post adds another dubious measure: how often developers swear in open source projects. This may serve as a proxy for how frustrated people get when developing in a particular language. First of all, credit where it's due:…

The right programming language for data science

Coding / Programming Languages / ASI / Fellowship / Applications / Data Science / Data Engineering / Scala / Pascal Bugnion / Python

At ASI Data Science, we run an eight week data science fellowship that takes the brightest PhDs and postdocs and trains them in data science. The fellows spend seven weeks working closely with a company as part of the fellowship. This is the story of one of the fellows, John.…