October 25, 2000

Simpleware vs hypeware

Author: JT Smith

I've been using "traditional" languages like Perl, Python and C to get my work done, and done very
well, for ages. Now suddenly I have these new kids on the block and some management
consultants who would not know their backside from a line of C code, who curl up their lips and
sneer, "Perl" You got to be kidding! I mean how can you write mission critical stuff in Perl? After
all, Perl does not have enterprise features and functionality and all things expected for developing
high-end Internet applications. Perl does not have platform independence, or multithreading and
suffers from significant speed issues.
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