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Re: Get me excited about perlby BrowserUk (Pope)
|on Sep 19, 2012 at 19:55 UTC||Need Help??|
Show them Perl's greatest asset -- concise solutions to everyday problems.
If you have time, pick some task that will resonate with as many of them as possible and get one or more of them to solve the chosen task in their favoured langugages before the day.
By way of example (because the examples already exist): frequency count the words in a text file.
And then write & run your perl solution in real time:
With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
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