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The Camel and the Snake, or "Cheat the Prophet"

Oct 17, 2002, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bill Hiff)

From the introduction:

"Perl, PHP, and Python, three programming languages without anything more than enthusiastic grassroots support, are used in many software projects today.

"Why? There are many possible reasons, foremost of which are their flexibility and simplicity. Still other reasons are their portability and extensibility.

"Using these language extensions in combination with IBM's DB2 database and with Web services provided through the Google APIs, we will build both a client and server-side application in both Perl and Python..."

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