Raising Perl awareness on Tiobe + Wikipedia, etc.

Kieren Diment diment at gmail.com
Wed Mar 20 10:03:32 GMT 2013

perl also has a dark and sordid past shoving stuff for big systems through 1800 baud modems. They're well matched.

On 20/03/2013, at 8:55 PM, Mallory van Achterberg wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 04:58:38PM +0800, AJ Dhaliwal wrote:
>> ...
>> 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 approach.
> Javascript has a dark and sordid past, but today it's finally getting
> on-par with most other programming languages. Getting MVC and testing
> frameworks and 1.8 adding basic things Javascript lacked since forever
> for example. They've even added in Python's list comprehensions and
> generators, though I haven't seen anyone using those yet.
> -Mallory

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