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 world, sweeping change is brewing. Perl 6 is a fairly ambitious redesign of both the Perl language and the Perl interpreter, so Perl 5 developers may be a bit nervous … Continue reading Perl history and plans for the Parrot next-generation interpreter

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 needs. That language is called Python. In technical terms, Python is a high-level, open source programming language that promises rapid development and a low barrier to entry for non-programmers. In … Continue reading What Python Can Do for the Enterprise