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Did you learn the languages for this book?

 
Eric Jonlus
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Did you learn the languages specifically for this book, or were you already familiar with them? When choosing the languages, how much did knowing one more than another matter?
 
Bruce Tate
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Eric Jonlus wrote:Did you learn the languages specifically for this book, or were you already familiar with them? When choosing the languages, how much did knowing one more than another matter?


I knew three of them pretty well. (Well, I knew Lisp, not Clojure.) I also knew Erlang. I had dabbled in Prolog and Scala. The others were entirely new.
 
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