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LinuxProgramming: Migrating from Perl to Python: First Principles

Jul 17, 2000, 08:22 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Martin C. Brown)

[ Thanks to Kevin Reichard for this link. ]

"Last time we looked at some of the basic differences between Perl and Python from an overview point of view. It should be obvious from that article that there are some fundamental differences in the way the language works."

"This time, we're going to have a look at some of the main terminology and programming style differences between the two languages. This is only a quick introduction to the basics and will help you to appreciate the main architectural differences before we leap into looking at variable types and statements in the next article...."

"New users to the Python language get very confused over the difference between the different names for Python applications. Is a Python application a script, program, module, or is it something else?"

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