[Catalyst] plat_forms report published on June 20th. 2007.
Geneva team on Catalyst wins the Perl track.
alvar at a-blast.org
Wed Jun 20 13:09:41 GMT 2007
-- "Dami Laurent (PJ)" <laurent.dami at justice.ge.ch> wrote:
> The results and final report of the "Plat_forms" international
> programming contest were released yesterday in a press conference in
> Nuremberg, and will be published today June 20th, 2007 on
the results are now online (until now not linked from the start page):
I think we should publish this as wide as possible and always should =
mention the pros of the Perl teams (smallest code, easy to extend; see =
summaries beginning on pages 75 and 67).
I submitted a story on slashdot (text see below), perhaps they will take =
it. Others may do the same, or submit something similar on other websites.
Text of my /. submission:
(Hmmm, it would be better if I mentioned the Free University of Berlin as =
author of the study, sounds better ;-) )
The <a =
and final report</a> of the <a =
href=3D"http://www.plat-forms.org/">Plat_Forms</a> international web =
programming contest were published today. For each of the categories =
Perl, PHP and Java, three teams of three people each competed to produce =
a comprehensive "social networking" application in just 30 hours. =
<strong>A short summary of the results:</strong> The Perl teams produced =
the most compact code and their solutions are very easy to extend. One =
Java team produced by far the most complete solution overall, the other =
two by far the most incomplete ones. The Java solutions are very hard to =
extend. The PHP teams used no autogenerated files, resisted SQL injection =
attempts and created the most similar solutions. There are also some <a =
href=3D"http://alvar.a-blast.org/plat_forms/">pictures of the teams</a> and =
you can guess what language they are using ...
** Alvar C.H. Freude, http://alvar.a-blast.org/
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