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Going back in time...
Learning to program was always easy and pure fun to me.
However, I would certainly be better if perlmonks would have existed this time, and I would have read more source code of others this way.
Be it perl or anything else.
There's a question of me:
What makes you a good programmer ?
- No bugs ?
- Code easy to read ?
- Small memory print ?
- Fast code ?
- Programming fast ?
- Code Easy to maintain ?
- Well written documentation ?
- Reusable sources ?
There should be more possiblities, but even the questions above are contradicting.
I personally try to write as much reusable code as I can,
I believe this way you cover most of the points above.