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Re^2: Perl "up and coming" programming language of coming year

by cdarke (Prior)
on Jan 05, 2011 at 13:16 UTC ( #880596=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Perl "up and coming" programming language of coming year
in thread Perl "up and coming" programming language of coming year

Re. the Tiobe index: " The popular search engines Google, MSN, Yahoo!, Wikipedia and YouTube are used to calculate the ratings".

So lots of script-kiddies are Googling for PHP instead of getting formal training, buying a good book or even just RTFM. If a language has good built-in documentation then it will perform badly on Tiobe, little or no documentation means it does well. Tiobe is a useful indicator, but only of what people are doing searches for.


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