Perl or Python?y
Chris F.A. Johnson
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Wed Jul 1 22:23:01 UTC 2009
On Wed, 1 Jul 2009, Rajinder Yadav wrote:
> I am considering investing some time learning a script language to automate stuff etc.
> Has anyone here used both/either perl and python?
I have dabbled in both, and always return to the shell.
> I would like to get their feel on which is better for writing powerful yet simple scripts? I am a C++ developer so I don't need to learn about programming, just want to know which of the two script is really easy to pick up and has all the module support I could ever need?
> I assume python was designed to be object-oriented from the start and thus would lend to clean OO coding. Can python do everything perl can in terms of text manipulation and extraction?
> comments, feedback welcome.
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