Monthly Archives: May 2018

Perl as a 2nd language: Modules

This is part 2 of a series on Perl, intended for experienced software developers.

Re-learning Perl has not been easy. Continue reading

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Perl as a second language: Step 1

Why 2nd languages? With hello world, and readme.pl

I want to help other people kickstart new programming languages. As an experienced developer, you already what a loop is, or any other common feature: you just want to make it work. The goal of my “second language” posts is to provide that level of help. Continue reading

Your Next Language

I have been re-learning Perl, for a maintenance project at work. If you don’t have a specific task like that, have more fun while learning, with something like a “joke” program that uses the Fibonacci series to display a list of all the characters Lady Gaga has played in her videos. Or the names of Rebecca Black’s songs. Or maybe something interesting instead.

Obvious

Good place to start. Lady Black deserves the best: Continue reading