It does threading, and it talks to Postgres (I think). It's also nice and clean, syntax-wise, which I like much better than Perl.
I still have a fair amount of learning to do though, before I'll actually be able to make good use of it.
Had dinner with the parents tonight...it was reasonably normal, except for one spat about homework. Had a long talk with my Dad about stuff that's going on in the Comp.Sci industry. I'm wondering if maybe, just maybe, I should be moving to India, or something...
Parents want to see me tomorrow, of course...they said they're going to call and wake me up. Ha.
Also, Pacbell really needs to get their act together...my DSL has been up and down like a yo-yo these past few days. I've probably complained about it before, but I'm too lazy/tired to look right now to see if I did or not.