Re: OT: Python v Java (was: A method of generating "flavored" words)
|From:||Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>|
|Date:||Monday, August 7, 2006, 1:24|
PHP is convenient for making it a web page, sure. And you're not
limited to MySQL for the databases if you do that, though. PHP will
talk to pretty much anything. And you don't have to make it
server-side, either; PHP has a command-line mode.
On 8/6/06, Gary Shannon <fiziwig@...> wrote:
> --- "Mark J. Reed" <markjreed@...> wrote:
> > On 8/5/06, Gary Shannon <fiziwig@...> wrote:
> > > --- Yahya Abdal-Aziz <yahya@...> wrote:
> > > > Got a script, say in Python?
> > > I was thinking of writing it in Java since that would run on any platform.
> > TCL . . . pretty much any of the higher-level "scripting" languages
> > are cross-platform. Java tries to be a system language, what with the
> > strong typing and the explicit compile step and stuff, so for it, the
> > fact that you can compile once and run anywhere is a selling point.
> > But for languages like Python et al, it's just part and parcel of
> > their nature.
> > --
> > Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
> I guess I forgot to mention my most important reason for using Java rather than
> Python. I know Java but I don't know Python. I could also write it as a server
> side php script and put the various flavor databases in MySQL.
Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>