I've been finding that a lot, I mean a lot of employers in the web-engineering business want you to know some Perl. So, I figured, why not learn a bit of it?
I've successfully yelled, "Hello world!" and looked at some Perl syntax. It looks a lot like PHP, a language whose basics I know.
I do, however, have 2 questions.
1) What can Perl do that PHP can't do? I've read threads on this site comparing the two, but all I've seen is that Perl can do more
. But what
is this magical stuff?
2) Compiling to .exe.... what happens if I just print something with the executable (print "hello")? How do I compile to a chinsy, good looking, GUI app?
Thanks for your help,
Update: Thanks a lot. This has cleared some things up for me =)
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