Simon Willison’s Weblog

Friday, 13th January 2012

What is a good programming language to learn after bash scripting?

Python is a good natural progression from bash in my opinion. It has an interactive prompt which supports bash-style exploratory programming, and it has libraries that mean it can be applied to an enormous range of problems—everything from game development to scientific computing to web applications.

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Is it possible to block screenshot apps from working on your webapp/website?


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What are the best events search engines?

Since I co-founded one I’m certainly not qualified to express an opinion on which ones are best, but here are a few of my favourites:

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What is a Twitter alternative for internal teams?

Yammer is the most obvious tool here.

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