Replace JavaScript

Every time I read articles like the following from John Ankarström, I wonder why JavaScript is (still) so popular.

Let’s Replace JavaScript with Something Better
https://john.ankarstrom.se/english/texts/replacing-javascript/

Well, to be honest, I haven’t done bigger projects in JavaScript yet. So I do not really know how bad it is.

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Earn more with functional programming

This article gives an overview of a Stack Overflow survey about programming languages.

Developers love trendy new languages but earn more with functional programming
https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/03/developers-love-trendy-new-languages-but-earn-more-with-functional-programming/

Should your selection of a programming language depend on how much money you can earn with it? I do not think so.