RE: Anyone using Ruby for scripting?

I will say, I ran into some stupidity on the part of the Ruby Oracle
driver once - something about incorrectly passing in character encoding
or something - the maturity is definitely not there like it is for perl
or python.

 

Matt

 

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From: Jared Still [mailto:jkstill@xxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 5:51 PM
To: steve.harville@xxxxxxxxx
Cc: Matthew Zito; oracle-l
Subject: Re: Anyone using Ruby for scripting?

 

On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 9:33 AM, Steve Harville
<steve.harville@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> In any case, trying to do team programming with perl can be annoying,
> because you need to really get people to agree on common practices and
> conventions, because otherwise you have six different ways of doing
the same
> thing, and your code turns into a mess.

This is why I was looking at Ruby.

--

 

If you're working with Oracle, Perl is the #1 choice.

 

The DBI and DBD::Oracle modules cannot be beat for Oracle access.

 

As Cary said, Perl can do anything.

 

Jared Still
Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist
Oracle Blog: http://jkstill.blogspot.com
Home Page: http://jaredstill.com

 

 

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