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Re: Maybe OT for this list: Programming languages for Fedora?



On Sat, Jan 31, 2009 at 05:45:31PM +0000, Frank Murphy wrote:
>Bruno Wolff III wrote:
>> On Sat, Jan 31, 2009 at 16:45:57 +0000,
>>   Frank Murphy <frankly3d fedoraproject org> wrote:
>>> What languages, would be good to learn re. Fedora?
>>> (Have started Java currently, on the curriculum)
>>>
>>> What extra(s) would be useful?
>> 
>> For what purposes?
>
>For helping with packaging\ bringing new stuff in\ crating gui(s) where

Packaging is going to depend on whatever language the application you are
packaging was written in.  Most of the GUIs are done via some kind of GTK
binding, be it C/C++ or python.

>the need arises, bug fixing (as distinct from just reporting)

Bug fixes also depends on the package you are working with.

Fedora has a variety of languages used throughout it's packages.  The most
common are likely:

C
C++
Python
Perl
Java

josh


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