Bob Ippolito (@etrepum) on Haskell, Python, Erlang, JavaScript, etc.
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One less reason to use Perl

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I've ended up using Perl in a few of my otherwise Python programs just to get Excel spreadsheets (via Spreadsheet::WriteExcel).

Never again, apparently Evgeny Filatov (who must hate Perl a little more than I do) did the hard work for us by porting it from Perl: pyXLWriter. Currently, it sports all the same features as Spreadsheet::WriteExcel, except for BigFile support (7 MB+), because of the OLE::Storage_Lite dependency.

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