"Simple" Languages in FreeBSD
james at mansionfamily.plus.com
Thu Jul 7 05:41:25 UTC 2016
On 30/06/2016 22:52, Allen wrote:
> I have the book "Learning Perl" that I bought a while back, and I've
> also downloaded a bunch of stuff for Perl, Python, Ruby, and others, so
> I'm just curious on basically what Languages anyone here would
I'll go against the flow here and suggest Go.
Like Python, there's plenty of batteries included in the Go ecosystem.
Its also portable.
I found it easy to learn, and it has automatic storage management.
While its fully compiled, the compilation process is very fast - fast
compile-on-demand as a scripting substitute is workable.
- it runs very fast
- it has some reasonable strong typing
A dynamic typed language may seem easier to learn, but I think its illusory.
I'd really like to suggest Haskell, because I'd say that after years of
became a better programmer when I started to learn it, but its an
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