A nice and short (5-minute read) entrepreneur's perspective about technology choices while starting a modern web company, with nice shout-outs to Folly, Proxygen, and Wangle:
by James Perry
From the article:
A lot of my peers think it is bizarre that I am building a cloud service with C++ and not with a dynamic language — such as Ruby or Python — that provides high productivity to ship quickly.
It started to question my own judgement to use C++ and I decided to research whether it is good idea or not.