Very cool.
Khanan Grauer
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I think if we did it again, it would be between Python and Go, but probably not JS. As our engineering team and service grows, the type checking, parallelism, and performance of Go would be really useful. The tools and libraries around Python are stronger than JS at this point, and our team has a lot more experience with it.

Practically speaking, modern developers all have to use a lot of languages — Objective-C / Swift(iOS), Java (Android), some server language, and JavaScript — so consolidating on two of them isn’t a huge benefit. Maybe that will change in the future.

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