ENTRIES TAGGED "CGI"
Perl’s flexibility helps you avoid writing superfluous code.
The answer to this simple but somehow controversial question is an emphatic yes! Unfortunately, there is a lot of bad Perl out there owing to Perl’s history of being the language of getting things done in the 90s. It is easy for a newcomer to feel overwhelmed by such examples.
One can avoid that feeling by basically only learning from Perl that does not look like gibberish.
I decided to learn Perl a little late. Or, maybe just at the right time. I had all the tools to learn good habits right from the get go.