[CentOS] OT: programming language for morons (newbie friendly language in Open Source world)

Wed Dec 15 00:37:35 UTC 2010
Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel at gmail.com>

On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 5:18 AM, David Sommerseth
<dazo at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
> On 13/12/10 17:32, Lamar Owen wrote:
>> On Monday, December 13, 2010 11:14:24 am Sven Aluoor wrote:
>>> What programming language should I learn?
>> Python.  You can find useful examples of python code throughout CentOS, beginning the yum itself.  Get yourself a copy of 'Dive into Python' (can be had as a free download, legalling) and, well, dive into python!
> I completely agree!  Python is really worth looking at.  And a lot of
> the tools on RHEL/CentOS are written in Python.
> <http://diveintopython.org/>
> I see quite some people suggest Perl.  I've been in that camp as well,
> but I personally find Python much more intuitive than Perl, and also a
> lot more consistent.  Perl is truly like paint, you can splash the
> colours around just like you want.  The learning curve for Perl is quite
> higher than Python in my experience.

But you learn so much from *FIXING* Perl.......