Glenn Vanderburg wrote a Perl program, and that makes him an expert

Glenn Vanderburg tries to make Ruby look good by making Perl look bad. Really? Ruby’s a fine language and can stand on its own. There’s no need to show your Perl ignorance to advocate Ruby. » Read more…

Speak Perl instead of typing Perl

If you’re too lazy to type (Perl requires a lot of shift key), speech recognition might work. It takes a really long time to train the software, but once you get it going it can save you a lot of time and the wear-and-tear on your keyboard (especially since you won’t rub out the “shift” or “{” keys! » Read more…

Idiotic Perl

Dave Cross gave an “Idiotic Perl” talk to the London Perl mongers. His main idea was that kiddies don’t get outside their comfort zone enough. They stick around unchallenging people who are too chickenshit to face reality, so they never learn more than the stuff right in front of them. This discolors their view of the world and makes life worse for everyone.