Software & Games
Python vs. Java
One of the major reasons my company prefers Java over Python, is Java’s static type declarations (and all the benefits that follow). If only Python had that, my life would be so much nicer.
Proper Exception handling
UPDATE 2019: The articles below have been taken offline. The articles below are about Java, but I think they apply equally well to other languages that have exception handling. It would be nice if more were to read those articles.