"Rob Bryant" <rb229 / yahoo.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
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> Rove Monteux <rove.monteux / fluid-rock.com> wrote in message
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> > sounds like it
> >
>
> Well, I think this has the potential to be an interesting thread
> (at least to me). Here's why:
>
> If the skills of the world's programmers were graphed into the
> typical bell curve, I would definitely be found to the left of
> the middle. Not for lack of effort, rather for lack of gray-cell
> power! So maybe I am too dumb to program, but I'd like to try.
>
> With that said, would people recommend Ruby to someone like me?
> I read about the "principle of least surprise" (or something to
> that effect), and I was intrigued. I have tried Perl, and I am
> dismayed at the "explosion at an ASCII factory" effect. I have
> tried PHP, and I love it but I'd like something more OOP and more
> general purpose both.
>
> I'd be interested in your opinions.

Go for Ruby!  I has clean OO, much cleaner syntax than perl etc.

Welcome to the world of Ruby!

    robert