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Re: (jcwren) Re: Re: Certification Foo

by merlyn (Sage)
on Jan 25, 2002 at 20:33 UTC ( #141534=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to (jcwren) Re: Re: Certification Foo
in thread Certification Foo

Ewww. BrainBench. Which have been shown by Perl Experts to have lousy tests. If an employer wants to trust a bogus organization, they get what they deserve.

-- Randal L. Schwartz, Perl hacker

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Re: Re: (jcwren) Re: Re: Certification Foo
by Juerd (Abbot) on Jan 25, 2002 at 23:32 UTC
    About a year ago, I did the Brainbench Perl certification test. A year ago, I didn't know OO, almost never used references and never used strict or -w. I didn't even know that local didn't declare. But I passed the certification. At master level.

    (Please note that a LOT has changed in the past year - in that year, I read most of the documentation in the distribution, read a lot on regexes and skimmed over some ORA books I borrowed. (I bought MRE, though - couldn't find anyone that had it). I think my own code is quite good, but then again, I have always thought that ;))

    2;0 juerd@ouranos:~$ perl -e'undef christmas' Segmentation fault 2;139 juerd@ouranos:~$

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