Re: Help me choose a programming language please
From: James Keasley (james.keasley_at_gmail.invalid)
Date: 31 Dec 2004 17:22:17 GMT
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On 2004-12-31, firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> wrote:
> James Keasley wrote:
>>Python, easy to learn, with a fundamentally weird syntax, and though
>>not all that many people actually use it most of them seem to be
>>fanatical about it.
> By "fundamentally weird syntax" you are perhaps referring to the use of
> indentation to determine control flow. Most new Python programmers get
> used to it pretty quickly and do not find it a problem. In general,
> Python code is very concise and also readable.
Oh, I don't deny that, it is one of the main languages that I use,
mainly for GUI programming, or when it is the alternative of python
or some retarded crud like VB, it is just that I find perl matches
the way I think better.
 on the fun project that required the programs to be able to create
and add records to dbase files, and grab and parse data from $big_telco's
ADSL availability checker. erk on both points.
"I discovered I scream the same way whether I'm about to be devoured by a
Great White or if a piece of seaweed touches my foot."-Axel Rose (Guns'n'Roses)
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