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Re: What can bring the excitement back to Perl?

by chromatic (Archbishop)
on Mar 25, 2008 at 20:03 UTC ( #676216=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to What can bring the excitement back to Perl?

Step one: do something you think is cool with Perl.

Step two: get a weblog and post about the results of step one.

Step three: make sure that Google and Technorati and other aggregators index your post.

Step four: repeat.


Comment on Re: What can bring the excitement back to Perl?
Re^2: What can bring the excitement back to Perl?
by rgiskard (Hermit) on Mar 25, 2008 at 20:36 UTC
    Getting added to social bookmarking websites like Digg or delicious is perhaps more important nowadays, as simply being "indexable" doesn't expose you to a newer/younger crowd.
Re^2: What can bring the excitement back to Perl?
by stvn (Monsignor) on Mar 25, 2008 at 20:36 UTC

    You forgot step 3a "Get Wired to write an article declaring you The Hottest Hacker on Earth."

    But in all seriousness, you are absolutely right the only way to increase the hype is to actually start generating that hype and start shoving it down the series of tubes.

    -stvn

      I must be getting old. I remember when the out-of-touch pointy haired bosses whose uninformed statements we mocked had TWO points in their hair, not just one in the middle.

        Touché chromatic un point as we say in Eurovision speak!

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