|laziness, impatience, and hubris|
Re: Forgetting Syntax, Forgetting logic, Heck, Should I even try keep learning Perl??by karlgoethebier (Monsignor)
|on Dec 15, 2012 at 13:40 UTC||Need Help??|
Heck. I dunno what to do.
Just do it. It is possible - if you want it. I did it just some years ago - one year after i used a computer for the first time in my live ( i'm 56 now). Before i relied on paper and pencil and considered computers as rubbish.
Same thing with Unix. Some day my boss came and said: "Karl, can you do this and that on this machine?". The OS was AIX. I had no plan, the only OS i knew at that time was NT. So i learned some shell commands by the hard way.
Before i started bothering myself with computers i had another career: i was a musician. Playing baroque chamber music, teaching a.s.o.
Very often my pupils asked me similar questions: "I'm this and that... and can i really...?". I always answered: Yes, just do it.
I hope this helps and best regards, Karl
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