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Tuesday February 24, 2004
04:04 PM

"Learning Perl" in public

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I stumbled across a blog described as:

The ups and downs of a PHP/MySQL twinkler trying to climb the evolutionary ladder to become a fully fledged Perl hacker. N.B. This is most definately NOT a Perl Tutorial.

I find it fascinating that someone would put their learning process on the net, so of course, I'm reading each new installment with keen interest, and commenting where appropriate.

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  • in use.perl.org: zatoichi's journal [perl.org].
    Not quite as much ramling (yet), and only on chapter 3, but looking promising.
  • I find it fascinating that someone would put their learning process on the net, so of course, I'm reading each new installment with keen interest, and commenting where appropriate.

    I'm curious why someone would not wish to put their learning process on the net? If you're like Khalil Gibrain one realizes that "perplexity is the beginning of wisdom". Okay, maybe that's a little hokey. In that case I would ask, why would you invovle your personal ego in the ramblings of a complete stranger? Why would you care
  • I think you're onto something, merlyn ... it would be super if there was a way for the net to enable people to efficiently capture online their experience at solving a particular problem. Sorta the electronic equivalent of being able to get a bird's-eye view of where people are creating paths in the grass, so the engineers know where to build the sidewalks.

    Blogs seem like such a way, but I wonder if there is room for improvement. One can find them by doing keyword searches on the search engines, but keyw