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Adventures in Python: Part 0 or My Like Letter to Python

I first encountered Python (as far as I can remember) in the Winter/Spring of 2001.   I had to calculate some grades and I was trying to think of a creative way to calculate them while dropping the 3 lowest ones (there were 10 total).   360 more words


Perl 6: Rakudo Linux Native Packages

Installing Rakudo on Linux can be a dissapointment. Either from compiling from source, or install the old ‘rakudo’ package from our Linux distribution repository.

Not anymore. 49 more words



PowerGREP is an advanced and powerful file finder for binary files and text which is featuring library with predefined actions, a built-in text editor, support for regular expressions, and more. 173 more words


Perl: Subroutine signatures

Perl 5.20 experimental feature

Simplest example:

use strict;
use warnings;
use v5.20;
use features 'signatures';

sub add($a, $b) {
    return $a + $b;

say add(2,2); # 4
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Eclipse is a practical and comprehensive software solution with runtimes and application frameworks for managing, deploying, and building software. This platform comes with support for several top-rated languages as well as Python or PHP, C++, to name a few. 139 more words