10 Answered Questions for the topic Perl
Which back-end web programming language to use?
I have a project where I will be collaborating to build a fairly simple site with some database access. I will be doing the back-end work, and my colleague will be doing the web design. The problem... more
PHP: when to use arrays, and when to use objects for mostly-data-storing code constructs?
PHP is a mixed paradigm language, allowing to use and return non-object data types, such as arrays. I pose a question to try to clarify some guidelines for selection of arrays vs objects when... more
Programming style in Perl?
I work in Java so basically I use OOP paradigm during coding.I am about to start working in Perl and I was wondering what is the paradigm that Perl developers follow.In wiki it mentions that it... more
Is dynamic language always interpreted?
Looking at most (if not all) dynamic languages [i.e Python, PHP, Perl and Ruby], they are all interpreted. Correct me if I'm wrong. Is there any example of dynamic language that goes through... more
Pcregrep vs Perl vs Python for bash scripting when needing advanced regex features?
I've lately been using `pcregrep` to do Perl-style group matching when doing my bash scripts.The problem with `pcregrep` is that it's not readily available on Linux machines in general.An... more
Can Perl be used for natural language processing?
Basically I want to know what is Perl and what are its basic requirements to learn it?