Here's something else you may want to consider: the _type_ of Ada jobs.
Most Ada jobs are for embedded, real-time systems. That's because that's
where Ada shines the best. How many people are looking for that type of
I for one really like Ada, but I don't want to do any more embedded
programming or defense/aerospace work. I want to do GUIs, which usually
aren't present in embedded systems. There's not many (any?) Ada GUI
Maybe there's just a mismatch betweeen the types of jobs many people
want and the types of jobs that Ada has infiltrated?


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