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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I haven't taught Perl to beginners, but I've taught various bits of XML to beginners and intermediate programmers alike.

    I've found it to be rather common to need to apologize for the state of the technology being presented. This could be something as simple as using $array[0] vs. @array[0] in Perl, or much more unfortunate like the state of XML. Most recently, I had to teach DTD syntax and usage to a bunch of programmers who were going to be using XML Schema, and had to defend DTDs, only to illustrate t