"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
"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
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