[Israel.pm] Is there a lack of (good) Perl programmers?

Issac Goldstand margol at beamartyr.net
Tue Mar 6 00:58:44 PST 2007


I disagree.

ActiveState has a commercial IDE, Komodo, and there's a Eclipse plug-in
called EPIC that's not quite as mature, but is free.

  Yitzchak

Roey Almog wrote:
>> Why aren't companies here doing those same things with Perl? Now,
>> that's a really good question. Maybe it's like Guy said, and people in
>> Israel just like to follow the herd. If the herd isn't playing with
>> Perl, then it must be no good.
> 
> Well statistics - only small percentage use Perl - -Israel is small - small
> percentage of small turns out to be none....
> 
> Well Almost none - in my company we use Perl as the main programming
> language with some C/C++.
> As a former C++ programmer (since 1992) I can say that it much faster
> implemting in Perl, and the code is easier to maintain
> it simply have much less lines of code...
> 
> However Perl does luck IDE in level of Visual Studio.
> 
> 
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