What's the best way to learn perl for a python programmer?

john_sips_tea at yahoo.com john_sips_tea at yahoo.com
Mon Mar 27 01:57:26 CEST 2006


The online docs are very good. Just run "perldoc perl", and then go
through the various tutorial pages (starting with "perldoc perlintro").
You can also read them online here: http://perldoc.perl.org/perl.html .

Then go to http://www.perlmonks.org . They have many tutorial-style
articles there, as well as a very helpful and knowledgeable community.

If you absolutely need to write object-oriented Perl, you probably want
to keep things as simple as possible and just use regular old
hash-based objects. Writing OO Perl code is a whole nuther ball of wax
than just writing procedural Perl code.




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