This Micro Mart magazine series explains how to build a software toolbox to take back control of your Windows platform. Each article will add new technologies to this toolbox, which deliver additional power and flexibility.
The third article, in issue 1148, focusses on the benefits provided by interpreted languages, many of which can be freely downloaded and added to the software toolbox. In addition to a general overview, I take a closer look at Perl and Python, comparing their relative merits.
The next instalment will delve into personal SQL databases.