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

From: Niall Litchfield <>
Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2011 20:50:38 +0000
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for a language that runs on both, I'd second (or nth!) the perl recommendations. For Windows only then powershell might be available to you, your windows admins will be impressed and for the more basic stuff its a lot like shell. is an excellent resource for this sort of stuff.


On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 2:51 PM, 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
> --

Niall Litchfield
Oracle DBA

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