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Linux Journal: My Language is Better Than Your Language

Nov 11, 2000, 14:35 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Don Marti)

"Kick off your Comdex experience the right way with a good old-fashioned programming language debate. I'll be moderating two of them. The first, 'Scripting Language Shoot-Out,' will be on Monday, November 13th at 10:15 am. The second, 'Programming Language Shoot-Out,' will follow at 2:45 pm, assuming we're not all in jail."

"Naturally, the first will focus on scripting languages, the tools we use for web sites and system administration stuff. The second will focus on languages for general tasks."

"Which language has the best performance? Which is easiest to maintain over the life of your program? Which is the True Way, and which is filth fit only for madmen and swine?"

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