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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.
Use two parentheses: (Like this: :) )
Use one parenthesis: (Like this: :)
Reverse direction of the smiley: (Like this: (: )
Use angle/square brackets instead of parentheses
Use C-style commenting to set the smiley off from the closing parenthesis
Make the smiley a dunce: (:>
I disapprove of emoticons
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