Java and .Net used to be the enterprise's primary programming languages, but Perl, Python, and other dynamic languages are hitting the enterprise mainstream.
Company adds yet another open-source expert to its supposedly proprietary fold, suggesting that Redmond is finally serious about such issues.
Microsoft is increasingly coming to grips with open source, but not enough for digital identity expert Dick Hardt to stick around for more than a year.
Perl 5.10, the first revamp of the quick-and-dirty open-source programming language project in five years, pilfers some features from Perl 6.
The organization that gave us competition in the browser market is going after e-mail--a Very Good Thing for the market.