[Israel.pm] Recommended ruby lecture

ik idokan at gmail.com
Tue Jan 31 04:13:34 PST 2012


On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 14:05, Amir F <amirf at null.co.il> wrote:

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> On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 2:03 PM, Issac Goldstand <margol at beamartyr.net>wrote:
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>> 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 :)
>>
>>
> That's the thing though, isn't it? It's one thing when you can make your
> point, show examples and have an attempt at defending Perl.
> One of the most frustrating things is that many from the Ruby community
> don't even consider Perl it as something worth mentioning. I often end up
> getting the "You're using what?! Do people still use that? What, like big
> applications?".
>

Sounds so familiar with other language that I use :)


>
> Amir
>

Ido

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