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Re: poll ideas quest 2013 - I use Perl for...

by Random_Walk (Prior)
on May 09, 2013 at 15:22 UTC ( #1032780=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to poll ideas quest 2013

I use Perl for

The main reason, other than pure pleasure, for which I use the Perl language is:

  • Driving a modern website
  • Driving a heritage website, use CGI;
  • Bio-Informatics. Super search ACGT to find my posts.
  • Systems Management Duct tape
  • Measuring the temperature of my teapot Warming the pot
  • Practical Extraction and Reporting
  • ETL
  • One liners


Pereant, qui ante nos nostra dixerunt!
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[erix]: stonecolddevin: oh? Don't know, it works for me
[Sinistral]: stonecolddevin / stevieb - would 'he' in this context (looked at last 50 lines and didn't see discussion) be a certain solar timepiece user?
[stonecolddevin]: Sinistral yes indeed
[Discipulus]: he does not learn, nor teach, nor learn
[planetscape]: hello all
[stonecolddevin]: o/ planetscape
[Sinistral]: I think that just the sight of his username now causes a downvote storm. I agree, and the gratuitous use of formatting does make reading hard. I've given him +1 on things where there seemed to be actual good advice, but I think the big
[Sinistral]: nail in coffin was the rant against a Schwarzian Transform
[stonecolddevin]: at best, from what i've seen, his knowledge is accurate up to maybe 2002. the sheer volume of words is mostly worthy of a downvote in most cases though i think
[erix]: ITYM Schwartzian Transform :P

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