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Re: Expert programmer's certification

by CountZero (Bishop)
on Jan 15, 2004 at 06:41 UTC ( #321481=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Expert programmer's certification

Thank you all for your valuable insights.

I was not really planning to do such a test, I was mostly surprised by the fact that such a test at all was available for Perl. Knowing the Perl-community mainly through PerlMonks and YAPC, I did not expect such tests to be taken very serious by those who really know Perl.

But then again, it is probably very easy to put up a dynamic web-site with some multiple choice tests and thus relieve unsuspecting passers-by from 25 USD for a nicely printed certificate.

You could get rich fast while sleeping, in that way!

Perhaps the site is even running on some Perl scripts; who knows there might even be a CPAN module in it somewhere.


"If you have four groups working on a compiler, you'll get a 4-pass compiler." - Conway's Law

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