Re: OT - trivial programming language
On Friday 21 May 2004 18:56, Benedict Verheyen wrote:
> richard lyons wrote:
> > I'm asking for a bit of advice here.
> > learning one of the lighter languages that I keep seeing mention
> > of. So the question is, which do you people recommend?
> A lot of languages are suited for this. A really easy language to
> learn is
> Python. There is also php, java and so on.
php is really for talking to a webserver, which is unnecessary for the
kind of things I have in mind. Java... hmmm... I keep seeing mention
of Ruby, but have no idea what its strengths are. Perl seems
overqualified - even though I have played with it a bit.
> But if i where you i would first
> have a look at Python.
That makes two votes for Python (the other was off-list). I've had it
in mind to find time to investigate Python -- so I'll have a go at
Thanks for the input.