Is Perl the Duct Tape of the Internet? [PODCAST]Feb 29, 2016, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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There are a lot of different programming languages that developers can choose to build applications and infrastructure in 2016. For nearly three decades, the open-source Perl language has been one choice and it's a choice that is still being made by developers today.
Among the many organizations that use and support Perl is ActiveState, which has its own commercially supported ActivePerl distribution of Perl. In a podcast with Enterprise Apps TodayTom Radcliffe, Director of Engineering at ActiveState, discusses why after all these years, Perl is remains and active and vibrant languag