An interesting thing about programming languages is that they really only hit their stride when they turn 25 or so.

Javascript is 25 years old.
Python: 30 years old.
Ruby: 26 years old.
It takes about 25 years for a language to not suck so much.

Oddly enough, it takes programmers about 40 years to not suck so much.
The youngest decent programmer has been writing Smalltalk since she was 9. Or Scheme since she was 6.
A programmer is really at their peak in their early 50's, working in a language about as old as they are.
In other words: the current crop of brand new, shiny, sexy languages will stop sucking so much, right around the time Florida stops existing.
2035: the year Rust hits its stride, and all the best programmers in it were born in 1990.

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