Re: simple platform independent scripting language (now using Shell Scripts on *NIX)

From: Nigel Thomas <>
Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2011 18:18:40 +0000
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Really, why not Perl? It is included on many Oracle distributions (See ORAFAQ <>) so you can sidestep your Windows admins. It really isn't as complicated as all that! Just different... There is lots of information available via google - and a nod to Jared Still, who has written this up in much more detail than I ever could.

Regards Nigel

On 10 November 2011 14:51, Sven Aluoor <> wrote:

> Hi
> I am not an experienced programmer so I am searching for something
> simple. In the past years I did all my scripting needs with Bash
> (Shell Script) scripts and SQL*Plus. Now more and more Windows
> platforms, so Bash doesn't work anymore.
> What simple scripting language do you recommend me that runs on
> Windows and UNIX? No Perl, it's too complicated.
> Scripts are mostly in combination with SQL*Plus.
> cheers
> Sven
> --

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