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Byte.com: Practical Perl -- Perltropolis

Jul 20, 1999, 00:58 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dennis Watson)

"Saying Perl is a programming language is like saying Manhattan is a city. Sure Manhattan is a city, but for many people it is so much more."

"Perl is to programming languages as Manhattan is to cities. It wasn't the first, but it has risen (often on the shoulders of its brethren) to a higher level. It is an icon and a beacon."

"This month, I hope to explore some of Perls boroughs in an effort to expose it as the rich, featureful, cosmopolitan development environment it is."

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