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Old 04-23-2019, 01:24 PM   #1
archana87
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Default How to convert python script into perl

Hi,

I got one project on which PI is asking for the script in perl whereas I completed the script in python. Is there any way to convert python script into perl?


Any help or suggestion is much appreciated.

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Old 05-14-2019, 04:05 PM   #2
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Well that sure cleared up how to translate from one programming language from another...

Your PI probably wants it in Perl because they can read/write Perl, but not Python and want to double check your work. While there might be a language converter out there that would generate code that runs, it would likely be unreadable and defeat the purpose.

I wouldn't invest much effort in translation unless it's a trivial script. Perl is nearly dead as a bioinformatics language...
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