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  • by jdavidb (1361) on 2002.09.11 14:16 (#12757) Homepage Journal

    Maybe you can get him to tap into the community, through this site, perlmonks, various books, etc. Send him links to interesting articles from time to time, until he is reading these sites regularly and learning. He may give more credence when he can see the consensus behind various practices, and he's sure to learn something.

    One of Larry's credos is that it's okay to program in Perl baby talk, and we won't laugh. That may be so, but I'm still pretty ashamed of some of the things I produced more than a year or two ago. It's very obvious from a survey of my projects that I have been learning continuously.

    J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers