Networks, Scale, and Elegance: What constitutes a good programming language for data science? 👍
What makes a programming language great for data science? Network effects, scaleability and ease of communication are certainly three important factors.
Most data scientists do not stem from “hardcore” programming languages like C.
Rather, we learn the craft through object-oriented languages such as Python, R, Matlab or Julia.
These languages tend to be easier to understand for non computer scientists compared to languages revolving around datatypes and memory management.
What makes a programming language good for data science?
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