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Re^4: Curious about Perl's strengths in 2018

by eyepopslikeamosquito (Bishop)
on Apr 13, 2018 at 22:35 UTC ( #1212834=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Curious about Perl's strengths in 2018
in thread Curious about Perl's strengths in 2018

Python seems to be eating R's lunch these times and Perl is not even a contender anymore
I sit near a PhD AI researcher at work and often hear her extolling the virtues of Python. I sometimes hear her defending her choice of Python over C++ ("I'm a scientist, not a professional programmer") but never Perl. Perl is not on her radar. At all. I never suggest Perl to her because, frankly, if I was working in her field I would also choose Python. This is not about technical capability, it's about alignment with colleagues in your field.

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