Favored Language for Network Enabled Apps.

Shane Hathaway shane at hathawaymix.org
Mon Oct 29 11:31:52 MDT 2007


Steve wrote:
> What is the best language for writing network enabled applications or...
> What language do you feel fits the problem domain of creating network
> enabled appplications best or...
> If you were given the task of writing a network enabled application
> which language would you reach for first.

In order of preference:

1. Use existing software instead.

2. Use the language your company prefers.

3. Use Python.

> Possibly python for faster execution times trade off being not quite
> as easy to deploy.

IMHO Python is easier to deploy.  distutils makes it easy (check out
bdist_rpm) on Unix; distutils + py2exe + NSIS makes it easy on Windows.

Shane




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