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Modern Perl mecca: modernperlbooks.com

Although not precisely defined, Modern Perl programming refers to the use of best practice coding syntax, environment configuration tools, new Perl modules and the general joie de vivre associated with Perl since version 5.10.2. During this time the Perl language and available modules went through an upgrade of several tons of awesome, which resulted in a more concise, idiomatic syntax, and powerful new tools including web frameworks, ORMs and configuration managers.

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Show off Perl in Plat_Forms 2012

Thanks to Torsten Raudssus, who wrote in with this announcement. What is Plat_Forms? Plat_Forms is a contest and competition in which top-class teams of three programmers compete to implement the same requirements for a web-based system within two days, using…

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Embrace the Reluctant Perl Programmer

editor’s note: an earlier version of this article appeared at The Reluctant Perl Programmer. Per the suggestion of Ask Bjørn Hansen, this revision appears on Perl.com. Who We Are We all love Perl for different reasons. Some of us are…

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Perl in Plat_Forms 2011

Thanks to Lars Dɪᴇᴄᴋᴏᴡ for sending along this notice about the Plat_Forms 2011 web development contest. Unlike other comparisons of programming languages (such as the great unmaintainable speed-tweakers micromeasurement contest and This Is Odiously Bad Empiricism), Plat_Forms features real teams…

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