[[rescue] flamewar question: Perl]
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Sun Jul 22 15:23:24 CDT 2001
After working with it, for trying to get back into my job field, I wish
that someone would port Visual Basic over to Solaris/X...... I like the
easy assembly of the GUI tied to my basic coding...
IS there a BASIC interpreter or compiler for Solaris?
At 04:08 PM 7/22/01 -0400, you wrote:
>Bill is looking to learn, without a particular problem to solve, by my
>reading - I
>took his question as a form of "Should I learn home construction using the
>guide to Home Construction?"
>If Bill wanted to know how to do X, he would have asked us for advice on
>how to do X,
>I think he was fishing for something new to learn...
>Tugrul Galatali wrote:
> > On Sun, 22 Jul 2001, Ken Hansen wrote:
> > > Bill - if you are looking for a solid language to learn, have you
> "done C" yet?
> > > The ORA Practical C book is very good (Steve Oaline (sp?), developer
> of vim, the
> > > One True editor),a s is the original Programming in C by Kernigan &
> > >
> > I think you've missed the point because of this suggestion. If
> > somebody asks whether they should learn perl, its usually not been for
> > C is good at :)
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