JavaScript is very much in-demand for front-end web development and somewhat in-demand for back-end stuff with Node. Everywhere else, not so much because JavaScript has to compete with so many other languages such as Java, Python, C#, C, Objective-C/Swift, Go, etc. Just because you can use JavaScript to write apps for desktop, mobile, games, Internet of Things, data science, and so on doesn’t mean it’s popular for these things. Smalltalk can also be used for web, front-end web, desktop, mobile, Internet of Things, numerical computing, data science, machine learning, natural language processing, virtual reality, and so on, but guess what? Smalltalk is not a popular language.

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