Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
good chemistry is complicated,
and a little bit messy -LW
 
PerlMonks  

Comment on

( #3333=superdoc: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
why fly to the moon, when you can just read the book of thoose who flew? Language has come a long way. It takes approximately 2,000 lines of script to write awk or sed. 37 for echo and hundreds of lines of text in c in order to make up many of the other powerful utilities. I am a teacher of c and unix. I suggest that you start your son as I'm starting mine. Not because I'm doing it, but because it is the easiest and most powerful way to write a program with very little lines of script. Unix comes with bsh ksh and csh. They each have something to offer. Scripting in the shell is easy since you can pipe and combine utilities. Like, my son, c, would put him to sleep. He's 10 by the way. Unix is shorthand for c. Perl and c will follow. Good luck

In reply to Re: Learning how to program (for youngsters of any age) by Anonymous Monk
in thread Learning how to program (for youngsters of any age) by pmas

Title:
Use:  <p> text here (a paragraph) </p>
and:  <code> code here </code>
to format your post; it's "PerlMonks-approved HTML":



  • Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
  • Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
  • Please read these before you post! —
  • Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
    a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
  • Outside of code tags, you may need to use entities for some characters:
            For:     Use:
    & &amp;
    < &lt;
    > &gt;
    [ &#91;
    ] &#93;
  • Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
  • See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
  • Log In?
    Username:
    Password:

    What's my password?
    Create A New User
    Chatterbox?
    and the web crawler heard nothing...

    How do I use this? | Other CB clients
    Other Users?
    Others making s'mores by the fire in the courtyard of the Monastery: (9)
    As of 2014-09-16 16:36 GMT
    Sections?
    Information?
    Find Nodes?
    Leftovers?
      Voting Booth?

      How do you remember the number of days in each month?











      Results (34 votes), past polls