in reply to Learning OOP
I like Perl. I use Perl every day. I think that Perl is one of the best programming languages! For me, Perl is not programming language, Perl is life philosophy! But ...
Using my expirience I can not say 'Perl is good place for start lerning the princeples of OOP'! You can use Perl for development an OO applications, Perl leaves to you many features - it's beyond controversy. But Perl doesn't have an clear implementation of OO.
I think that it will be better for you to start study OOP on SmalTalk, C++ or Java. Try to look at
The Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming. This book shows principles of OOP in different programming language: SmalTalk, C++, C#, Java, Delphi. Unfortunatelly, author wrote nothing about Perl.
Also, visite on Timothy A. Budd personal page (author of "The Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming").
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