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
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