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If you are going to explain how Perl lets you learn, why don't you show that in the form that beginning programmers should learn?
for my $i (0..9) { print $i; }
Less mechanics to remember, and no possible confusion over off by one errors. Or even in this case (depending on which way the example was going to develop) just:
print 0..9;
Either of these is more convincing than writing Perl like a C refugee.

In reply to Re: Re: Re: Learning Perl as a First (programming) language by Anonymous Monk
in thread Learning Perl as a First (programming) language by japhif

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