Raising Perl awareness on Tiobe + Wikipedia, etc.

AJ Dhaliwal adhaliwal34 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 20 08:58:38 GMT 2013

On 20/03/13 16:47, Greg McCarroll wrote:
> On 20 Mar 2013, at 08:20, AJ Dhaliwal wrote:
>> "It is possible that Perl became less of the duct tape of the 
>> internet because of JavaScript."
>> Didn't know Perl ever competed with Javascript?
> I think at a certain point UI/UX became more important than just 
> serving up information, Flickr might be the most significant milestone 
> of this change. This arguably made JS a more significant language for 
> web development. Now throw in node.js and recently you could build 
> another argument for the importance of JS.
> G.
Good points. I wonder about node.js. JS was designed to be a scripting 
language. Aren't they pushing it too far with node.js? I admit I have 
only heard about it and don't have an in depth understanding of their 

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