Two comparisons of different programming languages worth reading

Normally these kinds of pieces are worthless, but these two recently stood out to me: Dennis M. Ritchie: Five Little Languages and How They Grew: Talk at HOPL* March 19, 2002 Michael Tsai: Perl vs. Python vs. Ruby – distinguished for the thoughtful replies in the discussion thread.

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NYTimes on using GeoDjango

Nice work NYTimes. Open: Represent: We built Represent with Django, the Python web framework. Although we do most of our work with Ruby on Rails, we chose Django for this project so we could use GeoDjango, an add-on that supports geometry fields and extends the ORM to allow spatial queries. We started with maps from […]

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