Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Welcome to the Monastery


by aitap (Curate)
on Jul 08, 2012 at 10:20 UTC ( #980564=user: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Somehow I'm still writing things in Perl despite I've tried to "move on" to:

  • C for faster code
    • and C++ because it's still portable across PCs and smartphones, but offers saner memory management
    • and Fortran because a lot of scientific code is already written in it and free-form 2008 does take away some of the worries about pointers
  • R for science (also tried Python for data mining courses, but liked it less)
  • Lua for embedding (It's a very sane language. It does things the simple way, and they work. I like it.)

I find Perl invaluable for Mojolicious and Test::More.

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
and all is quiet...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others chilling in the Monastery: (5)
As of 2018-06-22 04:40 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?
    Should cpanminus be part of the standard Perl release?

    Results (121 votes). Check out past polls.