[Israel.pm] Recommended ruby lecture

Issac Goldstand margol at beamartyr.net
Tue Jan 31 04:03:55 PST 2012


On 31/01/2012 13:56, Gabor Szabo wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 9:57 PM, ynon perek <ynonperek at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> David Hansson (creator of rails) talks about many of the things he likes
>> about ruby - and most of them will probably remind you a lot of perl.
>>
>> If you have the hour, I recommend watching (it even has a Larry Wall slide)
>> http://net.tutsplus.com/articles/lectures/why-ruby/
>>
> Finally I had the time to watch it (instead of doing some more urgent things :)
> In general he had a couple of good points and some questionable ones.
>
> What I found interesting is that, outside of that Larry Wall slide, he
> has not mentioned Perl.
>
> He bashed Assembly, PHP, Python, Java and Microsoft but not Perl. At
> least not directly.
>
Which is especially odd, as IIRC Larry has no problems bashing Ruby :)

  Yitzchak


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