Perl is a portable general-purpose dynamic programming language. It is used in a diverse variety of domains: system management scripting, text processing, web content management, Biology calculations, and others. It has a rich library of free reusable modules - the CPAN and a vibrant community of ...
Reading the answers to Python vs. Perl in ten years time here on SE, most people seem to say go with Python. I agree (sorry Perl fans ;-) ). I already know Python, and I think it is a very good ...
Are C or C++ regular languages? If not, under which category do we place the programming languages like C/C++, perl, Python?
I'm a front and backend .NET web developer (most solutions use MS SQL Server) and I won't be using any non-MS solutions for a while. Will Perl be useful for situations that require scripting in an MS ...
As a Linux (server side) developer, I don't know where and why should I use C++. When I'm going to performance, the first and last choice is C. When "performance" isn't the main issue, programming ...
Perl and Python are often compared to each other (let's not forget Ruby), and almost always those discussions will come to the conclusion pretty much anything you can do in one or the other. Without ...
I have started playing around with Perl 5 lately, and it seems very interesting. I would like to spend some time learning it more in depth when I can. My question, since Perl 6 is slowly taking place ...
I have a project where I will be collaborating to build a fairly simple site with some database access. I will be doing the back-end work, and my colleague will be doing the web design. The problem is ...
The title pretty much gives you the gist of the question, but allow me elaborate a bit nevertheless. Apart from Google's involvement on Python, and Activestate's on Perl development (Strawberry AFAIK ...
Other than being annoyed at whitespace as syntax, I'm not a hater, I just don't get the fascination with Python. I appreciate the poetry of Perl, and have programmed beautiful web services in bash ...
One of my colleagues recently interviewed some candidates for a job and one said they had very good Perl experience. Since my colleague didn't know Perl, he asked me for a critique of some code ...