Subject Re: [Firebird-general] Considering Linux
Author Bill Katelis
Helen Borrie wrote:

>Quite major, if you are a Linux newbie. It's a different OS so this
>"conversion" will be a "re-do". On Linux you can write daemons in a shell
>language. You have choices of shell languages with variations but most
>people use the bash shell. It's a fairly comprehensible language, kind of
>C-like or javascript-like (sorry for the insult, you bash-lovers). Shell
>scripting is a lot more powerful than Win service apps though.
My 2c worth as someone with 10 years exp in shell scripting, awk etc and
has moved across to perl
in the last couple of years.

If you are starting out - get stuck into perl. What the perl lovers have
been telling me for years is true. It is power personified. And it has
db modules.