[CDBUG-talk] Perl (off-topic for BSD)

Brian Callahan bcallah at devio.us
Sun Nov 16 20:33:25 EST 2014

Perhaps too we could get someone to do an "intro to scripting 
languages/Perl" talk at CDBUG. Since a number of BSDs come with Perl in 
the default install.

NYC*BUG did a regexp crash course meeting last year and it was awesome.


On 11/16/14 20:13, Steve Moon wrote:
> I used to share the write-only language viewpoint, having attempted to 
> read my own code a few months later. I have learned a lot about more 
> recent developments in Perl 5 that help in that regard. Obviously Ruby 
> and Python have grabbed most of the space that Perl once occupied, and 
> the promise of Perl 6 badly stunted further growth.
> I find the meetings interesting. If you're interested the website is: 
> http://albany.pm.org
> On Sun, Nov 16, 2014 at 2:11 PM, Patrick Muldoon 
> <doon at labratsoftware.com <mailto:doon at labratsoftware.com>> wrote:
>>     On Nov 15, 2014, at 8:10 PM, Steve Moon <steve.moon at gmail.com
>>     <mailto:steve.moon at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>     Just curious if anyone is into programming with Perl. I go to a
>>     every-couple-of-months Perl users group and some
>>     cross-pollination between groups, with more people than just me
>>     going to both would be great.
>     I am a recovering perl programmer, as it truly is a write once,
>     read never language :) I’ve done my far share of stuff in perl,
>     but most of these days is maint stuff.  Now-a-days I am mostly a
>     ruby programmer (we have a pretty decent ruby users groups,  meets
>     in Troy , normally 4th wed of the month, but 3rd Wed in nov/dec
>     due to holidays). http://techvalleyrb.org/ .
>     but as a sys admin knowing your away around perl is pretty decent
>     skill.
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