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I'm actually trying to send my JSON structure to Perl, and then have Perl send it to my DB. The problem is, I'm clueless, but that's a whole different thread.

Actually it isn't :) read below

So, my question to you is, how can I become better at reading CPAN module documentation, and understanding how to use modules that don't come with books or tutorials in them?

Become a seasoned Perl programmer -- increase your experience, increase your vocabulary, write and read more code (perl and not perl), read more operating system documentation, learn more about computers

Forget the synopsis and go straight for the MANIFEST, for example http://search.cpan.org/dist/CGI/MANIFEST, http://search.cpan.org/dist/JSON/MANIFEST, http://search.cpan.org/dist/Pod-Simple/MANIFEST

Read The Art of Unix Programming

Read What are the most basic, generic aspects of programming? / How to Design Programs

With enough practice/work, you don't have to keep referencing the docs on a daily/weekly/monthly basis, these things becomes part of your vocabulary/daily speech/thoughts. With enough practice you're seasoned.


In reply to Re^3: How to read CPAN documentation by Anonymous Monk
in thread How to read CPAN documentation by perl.j

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