Why hide behind anon monk?
I don't remember my password (I'm jdrago_999) and I can't check the email address it goes to (my work email) from home.
How is Perl5 hard? It's not hard - it's super easy. And super powerful. And, to paraphrase Larry Wall, maybe just a little too flexible at times.
I haven't heard about Eclipse.... Eclipse is a platform that happens to have a popular Java IDE built on top of it (as well as several other languages, including Perl). You can learn more at The Eclipse Website
Re^2: The Perl Hacker Inferiority Complex