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Re: Homework and the Monastery

by perrin (Chancellor)
on Sep 09, 2001 at 20:42 UTC ( #111294=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Homework and the Monastery

I've never heard of a comp sci curriculum that was based on Perl. I thought they all used either C or Java. Does anyone have first-hand experience with a school that teaches classes with Perl as the language? I'm just curious. It certainly would have made my computer classes more fun.

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Re: Re: Homework and the Monastery
by merlyn (Sage) on Sep 09, 2001 at 21:58 UTC
(jeffa) 2Re: Homework and the Monastery
by jeffa (Bishop) on Sep 10, 2001 at 00:47 UTC
    My Alma Matta offers a number of 'elective' languages (such as Perl, Java, and Visual Basic - C++ is still the staple there), usually one or two a semester.

    i attended the CGI Programming with Perl during the summer semester of 1998 - thanks Dr. Cheatham!!


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Re: Re: Homework and the Monastery
by Hanamaki (Chaplain) on Sep 09, 2001 at 21:24 UTC
    I don' t know about any CS curriculum that is based on Perl, but I know some courses in corpus linguistics are based on Perl.

Re: Re: Homework and the Monastery
by krujos (Curate) on Sep 23, 2002 at 18:03 UTC
    I had a class in college called data and file processing. It was split between perl and COBOL.
    notice im not at COBOL monks...

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