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bioinformatics here...schooled in molecular biology and biochemistry, work with Perl, R, Java daily. Hobby languages: Ruby, C, shell scripting. Next goals: Take discrete mathematics to see what I have been missing. Haskell someday?


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answered How independent is Clojure from Java?
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comment Why is Perl so heavily used in Bioinformatics?
stackoverflow.com/questions/3359675/…
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comment Why is Perl so heavily used in Bioinformatics?
your welcome. If you have any more questions, or are thinking about getting into the field, here's another response that might help you out.
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answered Why is Perl so heavily used in Bioinformatics?
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comment Why is Perl so heavily used in Bioinformatics?
Its not like R is going to replace Perl. R is used for data analysis/visualization for exploratory data. General scripting tasks will still be done with perl.
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