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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Years ago I took one of their tests and they sent me a certificate listing me as a 'certified Perl programmer'. However, I never listed that on my CV since I care about whether someone can get the job done and look up things quickly, not how good their memory is. My memory is awful and if I don't take copious notes about something or do that something over and over again, I simply forget it. I can't imagine how a Brainbench test would be valuable in the face of that, but someone with worse skills but a b

    • I'd much prefer certification from Klortho the Magnificient, but I believe that he's no longer in that business. :-(

  • IIRC, ActiveState made some changes to their Perl to allow it to flexibly allow either VC++ or MinGW for compiling XS-based modules. I think this has also been pulled into bleadperl as well. So, without knowing the exact question, this may be another case where the question isn't exactly right.