Perl & Python at Comdex Canada West

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – March 13, 2001 – Going to Comdex Vancouver and interested in learning more about Perl & Python? Hear from our experts on why these are the most popular open source programming languages.

Introduction to Python
Trent Mick, Developer, ActiveState
Tuesday, March 13 @ 4:25-4:45 PM
Techno Zone booth 223

Come and see a lightning introduction of the Python programming language and find out why it is growing fast on the Internet. Python is a mature, powerful, and elegant language providing all the features you expect in a programming language. Yet Python is simple enough that in 15 minutes you can walk away with a solid grounding and start using it yourself.

Perl Essentials Brian "Ingy" Ingerson, Developer
Thursday, March 15 @ 2:25-2:45 PM
Channel Zone 1520

In recent years, scripting languages such as Perl have become an essential component of a software developer's tool kit. Because Perl is an interpreted language with many high level features, it facilitates rapid prototyping, permits complex system administration tasks to be performed with ease, and is highly portable across systems and platforms. Perl is not too difficult to pick up because it incorporates many familiar features found in C, shell, sed, and awk. However, it always helps to be exposed to the highlights before one attempts to master the details. In this presentation, Brian will introduce the essential features of Perl to those who are already familiar with traditional programming languages.

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