[nycbug-talk] MSNBC on the decline of technology jobs

Bob Ippolito bob
Wed Jun 22 18:13:56 EDT 2005

On Jun 22, 2005, at 5:47 PM, alex at pilosoft.com wrote:

> On Wed, 22 Jun 2005, Charles Sprickman wrote:
>>> I'd think a lecture that covers an 'Alex-view' of practical  
>>> basics of
>>> C/C++ in the context of common 'gotchas' and best practices for an
>>> SA/Scripter audience, (covering stuff that SA's and
>>> non-formally-trained folks tend to mess up painfully), would be a
>>> REALLY cool topic somewhere... I'd *totally* show up.
>>> Anyone have any thoughts, on this?
>> I'd attend that one.
>> Another good one would be something like "understanding object- 
>> oriented
>> programming in php and perl", because I get all dyslexic as soon as I
>> look at that stuff.
> Unfortunately, I am a horrid public speaker. :)
> However, if you looking for understanding OOP in perl - read damien
> conway's book. it is most awesome.
> I dont think php quite qualifies as proper object-oriented  
> language, but I
> may be biased against php ;)

PHP 5 provides better facilities than Perl 5 to write object oriented  
code.  Though I would say that either of them are a very bad choice  
for that paradigm.


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