Linked by Ritesh Kumar on Thu 13th May 2004 19:31 UTC
General Development In recent years "scripting languages" are becoming a path which is a must go for rapid application development. The open source community has seen many scripting language implementations. Some really popular and good ones available are perl and python.
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by dr_gonzo on Thu 13th May 2004 20:57 UTC

maybe you should check out csh, it's a shell with, that's right you guessed it, a c like syntax.

also, it's really easy to use system calls in perl, just enclose it with a `

#!/usr/bin/env perl

my $cat_output = `cat /etc/fstab`;
print "Here are the contents of /etc/fstab: n $cat_output n";