in reply to Forgetting Syntax, Forgetting logic, Heck, Should I even try keep learning Perl??
(Shrug...) You learn by doing, and it's not always easily done. You just have to keep at it so that your mind gets used to thinking this way, and always have good reference material at hand: you don’t have to “remember” what you can “find,” provided of course that ... (Now where did I put that damned book?)
It also helps to have a specific goal in mind: write a program to do something. Programming language are a tool for a job and you do not learn them in the abstract.