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Re: This year I plan to learn about:

by zerogeek (Monk)
on Jan 01, 2007 at 23:58 UTC ( #592476=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to This year I plan to learn about:

I plan to "learn" perl. I worked my way through the llama mid year 2006 and really enjoyed it. I then tried to read the camel and was just lost. I finally found the alpaca and tried, but just fell out of learning.

This year, I plan to get through the alpaca and the camel. Also, since I picked up perl just to learn how to program, I plan to come up with a couple projects just to make sure I 'get somewhere' with all my reading!

If anyone is just learning and happens to be in the PDX area, drop me a line and maybe we can become study buddies! I can be reached via email at perl (at) nemlu dot com

Here's to everyone enjoying a great 2007!

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Re^2: This year I plan to learn about:
by Ovid (Cardinal) on Jan 02, 2007 at 09:27 UTC

    Do you go to the Portland Perl Mongers meetings? They're probably one of the most active groups in the world (seriously). They also have some of the most well-known Perl hackers on the planet. That's a fantastic resource.

    And of course they have a mailing list. Heck, we have quite a few hackers outside of Portland who sign up for this list just to keep their finger on the pulse (and unlike, much of the conversation's about Perl :) Of course, since I've fled the country, perhaps I'm not really a member any more, but it's the thought that counts.


    New address of my CGI Course.

Re^2: This year I plan to learn about:
by zerogeek (Monk) on Jan 03, 2007 at 10:02 UTC
    Yes, I attended a perl mongers meeting. The one I went to was led by Chromatic. Sadly, it was largly over my head. However, I think I'll give it another try as the next meeting is on the 10th.
    Thanks for the comment!

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