how would you know what the right tool for the job is?
Well, usually, you pick the right tool from what you already know. Only if that does not work, then you should seek another language, while making sure you like the syntax and philosophy, etc.
earlier this year), so I stumbled across Perl. And I liked it. So, here I am, using Perl for all my little hacks and a little something I'm writing at the moment.
confess( "I offer no guarantees on my code." );