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Re: How to introduce 8 year olds to (Perl) programming?

by perrin (Chancellor)
on Apr 25, 2005 at 23:03 UTC ( #451372=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to How to introduce 8 year olds to (Perl) programming?

Logo sucks. When I was little we used to program simple games in Basic. A game where you guess the number between 1 and 10 makes a pretty good starting point. That shows how programs can be set up to be interactive.
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[Discipulus]: i invented also 'gired'
[Lady_Aleena]: Discipulus, then that is a problem. I wanted to find total seconds of my entire .mp3 collection to do some math on it to see how many days of continuous music i have.
[LanX]: darn. .. I wanted to see Marine and Melonchon go to next round, just for fun xD
[Discipulus]: LA use Perl: traversing a dir tree is simple; foreach file mp3 $sec+= use Mp3::Info
[Lady_Aleena]: Discipulus, I was able to get the sum of the seconds on the command line using awk. Then I ran the result through a perl script and got the result. It came bach with 4 days, 9 hours, 56 minutes, 43 seconds.
[Lady_Aleena]: s/bach/back/;
[Discipulus]: gired anyway is the intermediate state between hired and fired (and vice versa;)
[Lady_Aleena]: Discipuluis, I don't know if I want to fight with File::Find. File::Find and I are not friends.
[Discipulus]: 4 day Bach is too muche even for me
[Discipulus]: LA you know who is paco?

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