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Unix Insider: Which language is right for you?

Feb 05, 2001, 06:35 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Cameron Laird, Kathryn Soraiz)

"How do you choose between all of the available scripting languages? Cameron Laird and Kathyrn Soraiz recommend trying them out individually. Each language has its own benefits and its own limits, and only you can determine which best suits your work."

"Pick the language with which you're most comfortable. That's our advice to reader John Wiersba, who asked us several weeks ago where he should concentrate his study...."

"Wiersba's question is a good one. He wants to make the most of his education and experience, so he's looking for a language that won't limit him. Rather than learn several poorly, he's out to concentrate on one and get to know it well. Which one deserves his time and attention?"

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