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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.
Compiling them myself
Merijn's HP-UX software
Whatever is shipped with my OS release
None, i use PerlScript
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