I personally enjoy writing in Ruby, but I also enjoy Perl. I have tried Python, but only a little but of it so I can't really say whether or not I like it.
I had to translate a PHP script into Ruby so I had to learn enough PHP to understand what the script did. From what I learned, I didn't really care for it, but I think that's a hasty thought as I really learned what I needed to figure out what the script did.
What are your favorite programming languages? Which are ones you don't particularly care for?
I have a soft spot for C, as I taught it at uni for many years, but I preferred using C++ (because it is object oriented). I do like Perl for quick hacking - especially for CGI scripts on websites, or for parsing text-based files.
I never particular cared for LISP - I could not get my brain around the semantics or the syntax. And MIPS (assembly language) was just plain tedious, but straightforward.
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