O'Reilly invites you to Mashed 2008

Jonathan Tweed jonathan at tweed.name
Thu Jun 19 12:20:14 BST 2008

On 19 Jun 2008, at 11:54, Dave Cross wrote:

> People have been telling me for three years that the BBC is moving  
> away from Perl. I'm sure it will happen. One day.

The first PHP site is already live (http://www.bbc.co.uk/topics/).

> I believe they employ more Perl programmers than anyone else in  
> London. I can't see that changing anytime soon :-)

It will take time and some new things are still getting written in  
Perl, but a PHP application layer talking to services written in Java  
is the new default.


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