Random Perl ... rant

Stefano Rodighiero stefano.rodighiero at gmail.com
Thu Apr 3 10:01:37 BST 2008

On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 10:44 AM, Iain Barnett <iainspeed at gmail.com> wrote:

>  If you want to draw in programmers from other languages then you can't show
> them a command line debugger and colorised emacs and expect converts. I want
> intellisense, and I want a GUI for debugging, and so do a lot of other
> people *because it makes us more productive and our lives easier*, which is
> the whole point. Isn't it?

While for Java or C# a good GUI can make the difference, I think
that for dynamic and succint languages like Perl it only depends
on personal style: I feel productive with a shell, Vim, and some
ad hoc macros.


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