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: Two main reasons AFAIK
by Soulbender on Thu 13th May 2010 04:05 UTC in reply to "Two main reasons AFAIK"
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Why spend time writing a nice, readable, reusable script/program when you can solve your problem with a quick one-off perl script?

Yes, why be a professional when you can be a hack?

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