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Re: I first became interested in Perl because...

by johngg (Abbot)
on Jul 24, 2006 at 22:13 UTC ( #563397=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to I first became interested in Perl because...

I saw an article on Perl in Dr. Dobbs which piqued my interest. I found a copy of perl 4.036 on a Sun User Group Deutschland CDROM so I installed it to try. Perl has been my language of choice ever since. I just loved the way you can throw strings around without breaking sweat. When I think back to C and strcopy, strthis, strthat ... the pain you had to go through.

Cheers,

JohnGG

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[thepkd]: ??
[GotToBTru]: I would think temporary variables would help in making the real life meaning of your structure clear
[choroba]: the problems start when you want to "skip a level", i.e. the arrays for all the keys
[LanX]: what are temps?
[moritz]: oh, the question was about creation, not indexing
[thepkd]: temporary variables
[moritz]: [ { a => [ { b => 1 } ] } ]
[choroba]: dereference ne creation
[choroba]: at least in my lingo
[moritz]: .oO( oh temps, oh moritz )

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