[tpm] Perl as a career

Martin at Cleaver.org Martin at Cleaver.org
Sat Mar 7 12:20:59 PST 2009

Is Perl 6 going to include a Rails- or Zend- like Framework?
It's neither PHP nor Ruby that makes those languages popular, it's the
frameworks that reduce the ensuing software complexity.


Martin at Cleaver.org
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On Sat, Mar 7, 2009 at 1:24 PM, Richard Dice <rdice at pobox.com> wrote:

> There are plenty of companies doing new web development on perl, though
>> yes, there are probably more web dev jobs in PHP or Java.  That isn't
>> something that is going to change in the near future.  It is possible that
>> it could be changed by perl 6, but that change is probably a long time
>> coming yet, if it's coming at all.
> IMHO, Perl 6 will be here fairly soon.  A massive change in the IT job
> marketplace in favour of Perl 6 is harder to predict and is (necessarily)
> not going to arrive quite as soon.  It will be interesting to see when it
> comes about, though.
> Cheers,
>  - Richard
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