Benchmarking Go, Crystal, Python and JavaScript

Benford’s Law After watching a Netflix documentary about Benford’s Law (“connected” Season 1 Episode 4 “Digits”), I got really interested in it because it can help detect fraud in e.g. balance sheets. So I searched my favorite programming languages and detected that there is no npm Package for checking Benford’s Law. Sooo … Long story short: I created nearly identical libraries for doing a Benford’s Law check in JavaScript, Go and Crystal.
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Forget Bash, take Python!

I wrote bash scripts for several years now. You can find old bash scripts of mine on GitHub but most of them aren’t maintained anymore - and I have a reason for that. But before I give you my reasons for not using many bash scripts anymore, lets look at the benefits of bash: It super easy and you basically already can it if you write Linux / BSD commands There are frameworks out now which give you advanced features like testing It works out of the box on nearly every Linux / BSD system Okay - sounds good - so whats my problem?
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