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Re: Why I learn a language.

by diotalevi (Canon)
on Feb 24, 2003 at 17:38 UTC ( #238175=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Why I learn a language.

I learned perl so I could help the Green Party of Minnesota with its electoral goals. This first started as a basic CGI web application for use in a city council campaign and is now expanding into something that will be used by the entire state and later other state parties. (heh, maybe even the nation and world >:-)

I see this as my contribution to the world via electoral activism.

You can see my first attempts at perl here (v0.03). A few months later and some time to learn, here (v0.40a), something much more advanced here (halted dev). The current development version isn't available anywhere but uses Alzabo+CGI::Application+HTML::Template+CGI (for form widget building).

Seeking Green geeks in Minnesota

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