Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 11th May 2010 23:17 UTC, submitted by PLan
General Development "Lately, the Perl language has had less buzz surrounding it than many other languages and development environments, but Perl is still a key component on the Internet. For this guest post, we asked Jeff Hobbs, Director of Engineering at ActiveState, to weigh in on the topic."
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RE: don't really agree
by zlynx on Wed 12th May 2010 15:15 UTC in reply to "don't really agree"
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Maybe, if that's what you're used to.

Personally I can do more of what I want with a few lines of Perl than the same lines of Python or Ruby.

If I was writing software for long-term use I'd probably use Python or C++.

For some quick code or for analyzing and reporting I'd go with Perl.

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