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Re: Real Life Perl Exercises

by Marza (Vicar)
on May 27, 2006 at 21:39 UTC ( #552057=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Real Life Perl Exercises

"Real life" depends on what you do. You could try and code a database but unless you put it to use, you really won't get the full experience. Unless of course you right perfect code. ;)

Try to automate something in your job. Try to make something easier to manage. For example, we have a sendmail server. The company makes use of mail lists and files. Rather then hand edit 300 files, I wrote a routine that would offer a menu and edit files as needed.

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