Ghosts in the Machine: 12 Coding Languages That Never Took Off

"There are literally over 8,500 programming languages in existence, yet despite all these options, the vast majority of us all use the same dozen or so. Whether it's infighting among language creators, bad marketing, new technologies or just being a crummy language, there are almost as many reasons why coding languages didn't become popular as there are programming languages. In this article we examine 12 coding languages that never took off, and the reasons they didn't."

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