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Using "simple" languages without much expressiveness

Yeah, it makes it easier to find programmers to maintain the code, but it makes it harder to find good programmers who don't just learn the latest buzzword that will get them hired. Yeah, it makes individual bits code easier to understand, but it also makes it about as rigid as a 2x4 and increases the volume of code that needs to be understood. Yeah, it's backed by a huge corporation, but said huge corporation innovates slowly and bureaucratically.