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A reasonable approach to getting a Perl skill foundation?
I would also suggest Modern Perl as well as Perl Best Practices.
(the triplet paradiddle with high-hat)
Modern Perl for a raw beginner? y'ok,
PBP I'd recommend for after they make it through the basics. So, yeah.
Modern Perl for a raw beginner?
Modern Perl: the book works best for people who've programmed something before. Someone who's never used a text editor and run "Hello, world!" before will struggle at the start.
0 - I'm a blankster
0 - My devices have no keyboard
0 - I use a chorded keyboard that transcends your concept of keys
26 - I need the other keys for Perl sigils!
31 - I write code in the original APL
31 - ß counts only as one letter!
∞ - I use an Optimus keyboard
ℵ1 - I reject your Latin-centric notion of letters
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