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Apache, MySQL, Perl, stuff

So JB told me that before I proceed any further reading the official Python Tutorials, I should write the guestbook again in Perl. I’m not opposed to this Perl practice, and it probably won’t take that long, so I agreed. 521 more words


Perl -- 1. Scalars and Arrays

1. Hello World

Built-in Type of Perl: Scalar and Array
Perl script interpretation concept: context

The print message statement of Perl:

print @ARGV;

Perl statement ends with a semi-colon. 1,226 more words


Perl - 'the duct tape of the internet'

Recent article on techworld about how the Perl scripting language will not die despite being 28 odd years old and having been referred to as ‘legacy code’ for nearly half that time!. 56 more words


Trend analysis at the shallow end of the pool

“I have always wondered why some people feel Perl has to suck for their choice of language to be valid. It looks like there are a bunch of people who just try to satisfy their need for approval by seeking what’s most popular, and trying to hitch their wagon to that train. 37 more words


Fun with Perl #3 - Hashes

Managed to finish my work a bit early so I get to play around with Perl again … for a little bit. I’m trying to get my head around object orientation in this language but it looks … strange still … so I need more time to get used to that first. 128 more words


Visualizing Data like a Boss

As much as I love raw – unadulterated – hardcore data, sometimes viewing this in mass can be intimidating. The 40 minute grep sessions; although really great at increasing patience – suck utter nuts… Wouldn’t it be nice if we could just throw some regular expressions at some data, and get something visual back to help us sort through the chaff? 135 more words


Another note to my future self on DBIx::Class

I’ve been writing a lot of javascript, and I really like node.js. I like lots of languages, but I find that node.js tends to work how I expect. 1,046 more words