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Re^2: To be Good at PERL

by Laurent_R (Monsignor)
on May 08, 2013 at 13:08 UTC ( #1032610=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: To be Good at PERL
in thread To be Good at PERL

You certainly don't need to know C++ to be good at Perl.

Having a true object-oriented language in your background might help, but C++ is nowhere near object-oriented enough to make any significant difference in that regard (especially if you learned C first and then moved to C++, which will lead you to write mostly procedural C++ code); and a functional language (e.g., Lisp) would help a lot more, IMO; and in any case if your goal is to be good at Perl no other language will help you more than Perl itself.

I could not agree more.

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