Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Just another Perl shrine
 
PerlMonks  

Re: Writing answers for newbie questions

by petesmiley (Friar)
on Jun 27, 2001 at 19:32 UTC ( #91946=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Writing answers for newbie questions

Another idea might be to just write 2 versions of the code. Although I wouldn't bother if someone has already given a perfectly reasonable basic answer. And personally I kind of like seeing golf answers without explanation. Gives me something to do when I get bored ;-) And if I get stumped I can always ask.

One of the things I liked about Effective Perl Programming was the lack of indepth discussion on each line of code. Something I always skip over in books. I just read the code and then jump to the next paragraph. I always got the impression that if the book was thick, it was either a reference or it was too wordy.

Oh, and personally, RTFM is only rude if no link is given. Probably the most important part of learning something new is figuring out how the FM is layed out.

just me 2 pennies

  • Comment on Re: Writing answers for newbie questions

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://91946]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others wandering the Monastery: (5)
As of 2020-02-22 07:55 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?
    What numbers are you going to focus on primarily in 2020?










    Results (98 votes). Check out past polls.

    Notices?