Say difference between Python and C++?
I had a discussion with one of my teachers the other day. We debated the impact that simpler scripting languages (like Python or Ruby) have on junior programmers. He argued that scripting ...
Currently, I'm very comfortable with building tools/web apps in an ASP.NET environment. I'm not really looking to leave tbh, as I really like C#, ASP.NET, MVC 3, Visual Studio, etc. However, right ...
I'm debating designing a domain specific language to simplify a given, obscure programming model. Part of the debate is whether to build it (as a script) atop an existing language/runtime (e.g. Java) ...
I'm slowly learning node.js and have a small project I want to start. The project will have a lot of background processes (downloading data from external sites, parsing CSV files, etc.). A big "win" ...
I'm building a public website where users share data and scripts to run over some data. The scripts are run serverside in some sort of sandbox without other interaction this cycle: my Perl program ...
Preference for dynamic and static typing is largely a matter of taste, and different people find them more or less suitable in different situations. My question is, would it be technically possible ...
A lot of scripting languages like Perl, Awk, Bash, PHP, etc. use a $ sign before identifier names. I've tried to look up why but never had a satisfactory answer.