|go ahead... be a heretic
Resources to get help in Perlby szabgab (Priest)
|on Jan 04, 2005 at 15:56 UTC
The other day in a class I was teaching Perl for beginners, I was showing how to copy a file using File::Copy. At one point one of the students asked me (and actually this happens in every class) how could he find out the answer to this and similar questions without my help ?
I pointed to various resources, still they seemed not to be satisfied with the answer. So I asked on the Perl Trainers mailing list what others tell their students and asked a similar question on a beginner mailing list.
Here are the pointers I collected so far in two groups but in no particular order within the groups:Local resources:
Still, I'd be interested in other ways, monks might use:
When you have a question such as "how to copy a file", what do you do to find a solutions ?