If you are a developer looking to increase their experience and professional appeal, then you know that learning a new language is always a good strategy. However, how does someone choose what language to focus on when the options are so plentiful? Here’s one piece of advice to consider: While there are new languages springing up all the time, most are derivatives of open source projects, thus disappear quickly. If you see a new programming language bubble up to the surface, don’t jump on it. Do your homework and find where it’s originated from and if it looks like it may stick around. To help you on your journey, here are 3 of the most promising new languages introduced since the 2000’s, in no particular order.