Chapter 17. Exploring More DB2 Development Options

After your forays into PHP, Ruby, .NET, and Java development with DB2, you might be reaching the point of exhaustion. Would you believe me if I said that there were still dozens of programming languages and environments to cover? In truth there are, but I have to pick up the pace and only lightly touch on programming languages such as Perl, Python, and others to keep this book from blowing out to thousands of pages.


Larry Wall might not have set out to change the world when he invented Perl in 1987, but Perl certainly has had a global effect. In a few short years following Larry's original post to a usenet group about his solution to all his automation needs, Perl grew to be a ubiquitous part ...

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