Brian Adkins wrote:
> 7stud 7stud wrote:
>> explicitly pointed out in a beginning tutorial?  So far, I have to give
>> Ruby two thumbs down.
>> 
>> C++, Java,  Javascript, php, Servlets+JSP programmer
>> 
> 
> I have a similar language background (minus php). When I first looked at
> Ruby, I spent a few minutes flipping through the Pickaxe, spotted what I
> felt were some "Perlisms", and made a knee jerk reaction to reject the
> language. I've since talked to a few folks who did the same, so mine was
> not an isolated incident.
> 
> It was about a year later that I came back to Ruby (because of Rails)
> and discovered that I like the language (a lot). I'm sharing this
> because learning from other people's experience can be helpful. I don't
> know if you'll end up enjoying the language as much as I have, but it
> may be worthwhile to invest some more time with it before deciding. I
> even realized that I actually like a few of the "Perlisms" - the horror! 
> :)

Don't worry. They'll go away. The Wuby moto is break what works, rename 
what's commonly known and add gotchas for fun.

Jenda

-- 
Posted via http://www.ruby-forum.com/.