I want to learn a new language...
jonathan at carnageblender.com
Wed Feb 14 16:22:18 MST 2007
On Wed, 14 Feb 2007 14:30:41 -0700, "Bryan Sant" <bryan.sant at gmail.com>
I've written production code in all three languages you mention (the
Perl was a long time ago, but I have no desire to go back for a
refresher), and I prefer Python; I find it elegant but practical. My
second pick would be Ruby.
> On the down side, I heard that Python didn't originally have OO
> capabilities and that this was later bolted on (the same is true for
Python's OO is more smalltalkish than javaish, and it doesn't force you
into "thou shalt write everything as classes," but it's OO to the core.
This also seems apropos:
Also, since you're probably used to Eclipse already, you should check
out PyDev. It's one of the best free IDEs for a dynamic language.
Finally, a bunch of helpful people hang out in
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