Category: Tech

Perl history and plans for the Parrot next-generation interpreter

Change can be scary, especially for those who have grown accustomed to the status quo over a period of several years. And in the programming…

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Perl history: A look at the plans for Perl 6 evolving from Perl 5

Perl is somewhat unique among programming languages, largely because its inventor, Larry Wall, wanted his creation to resemble a natural language. For the most part,…

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What Python Can Do for the Enterprise

With all the attention focused on Java and C#, companies may be missing out on a programming language that might be better suited to their…

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Nuclear winter? More like global warming

Is mainstream acceptance for Open Source a “nuclear winter” for the software industry? I certainly hope so. Some argue that Open Source and Free Software…