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Coding in perl - GuruWannabe - 10-22-2010

I used to do a lot of coding in perl for web applications, but it seems that perl is becoming obsolete in favor of PHP and Ajax and javascript. Do you still use perl? Are there some applications that are better in perl than the other options?

Re: Coding in perl - sphere - 10-22-2010

yes, it's very old programming language and mainly use for console application these days.

Re: Coding in perl - Nikorasu - 10-24-2010

I've never even heard of perl. Is it even still used?

Re: Coding in perl - aethak - 10-24-2010

I heard of pearl and even many colleges included pearl language for all computer and bio informatics stream students.. but i have no idea i didnt learn that subject looks to be similar like php

Re: Coding in perl - Nikorasu - 10-25-2010

Whats it used for?

Re: Coding in perl - WackWack - 10-25-2010

Perl is mostly used on Linux machines - it is similar to PHP in some ways, but has to be parsed differently. Most Linux machines support perl, even if it isn't used much.

Re: Coding in perl - aethak - 10-25-2010

can we try for windows

Re: Coding in perl - Shole - 12-04-2010

Never used it but might give it a try Smile