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 ...
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 ...
What is it about Perl that makes it so useful in Bioinformatics ? Why isn't C++ or Matlab or Python the big language?
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 ...
I'm a recent college graduate (last May!). While I was still in school, I wanted to make sure that I had a job before I graduated, and very early (probably too early) in my job search I settled on one ...
In my understanding, the GPL prohibits static linking from non-GPL code to GPL code, but permits dynamic linking from non-GPL code to GPL code. So which is it when the code in question is not linked ...
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 ...
In his Why I Hate Django presentation, Cal Henderson brings up this awesome program in Perl which is a giant "S," which solves a Sudoku problem. Does anyone know where I could get access to this code? ...