No mention of PHP?
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On Jul 30, 2013, at 9:14 AM, Kurt Nordstrom <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Whoohoo, late to the party!
> I like Python because I learned it first, and I haven't had a need to
> explore Ruby yet.
> I did briefly foray into learning Ruby in order to try to learn Rails, and
> I actually found that my background in Python sort of gave me brain-jam for
> learning Ruby, because the languages were so close together, but just
> different in some ways. So my mind would be 'oh, so it's just <insert
> Python idiom here> but then, it's not. If I tackle Ruby again, I will
> definitely try to 'empty my cup' first.
> On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 8:55 AM, Marc Chantreux <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Sorry comming late with it but:
>> On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 10:43:33AM -0500, Joshua Welker wrote:
>>> Not intending to start a language flame war/holy war here, but in the
>>> library coding community, is there a particular reason to use Ruby over
>>> Python or vice-versa?
>> Is it the only choices you have? Because I'd personnally advice none of
>> I tested both of them before stucking to Perl just because
>> * it is very pleasant when it come to explore and modify datastructures
>> and strings (which library things are).
>> * the ecosystem is briliant: perl comes with lot of libraries and tools
>> with a quality i haven't found in other languages.
>> Of course, perl is not perfect and i really would like to use a modern
>> emerging compiled language like go, rust, haskell or even something on the
>> (like clojure or the emerging perl6) but all of them miss libraries.
>> Marc Chantreux
>> Université de Strasbourg, Direction Informatique
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>> -- Abraham Lincoln