So, I ran across this article during a long session of blog and article reading today: Exploring Strange Languages – Programming on Linux. I found it on the wonderful blog Lambda The Ultimate. I’m not going to say much about the article, the title and its content more then speak for themselves. To give you the gist of this very content thin article, this is the introduction:
While most developers use popular languages such as C, C++ and Java to create solutions on Linux, others are using somewhat obscure or strange languages to create Linux solutions. This article will look at providing Linux solutions using such programming languages as Python, Perl, PHP, and Ruby.
Novell obviously does not monitor the articles that employees post to its “Cool Solutions” wiki. This article is an embarrassment. That this guy is a software engineer at Novell is a very scary proposition. Doesn’t Miguel work there? I feel like I should say more, but I have been rendered completely speechless.