[Princeton-pm] Princeton Perl Mongers
mkroher at gmail.com
Thu Oct 14 03:58:57 PDT 2010
I don't think she wants to learn to program perl, I think she just wants to
familiarize herself with it for recruiting purposes.
On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 8:10 PM, uber spaced <uber.spaced at gmail.com> wrote:
> There are many facets to programming languages. If I were to bluntly and
> directly answer your question about learning the Perl programming language,
> I'd recommend books like "Learning Perl". I would also recommend you get a
> Linux box, run "perldoc perldoc", and "perldoc perl" and read.
> If you are talking about learning the "culture", there are some things you
> must learn, and some you must unlearn. Some people are nit-picky. For
> instance, from your email: "I am currently working on<space><space>Perl
> requirement", that's missing an 'a' or an 's' somewhere. Probably an 'a'.
> When people who deal with this stuff all the time, like me for instance,
> they think "that was blindly copied and pasted into a hastily written
> template email". That puts us off a bit. The next sentence is missing a
> question mark.
> I shall quote the all truthful wikipedia for an article on culture:
> You should also verse yourself in the Jargon file, which is referenced in
> Now, to speak more seriously: Your company's skill assessment tests were
> severely out dated and irrelevant, especially with regard to Perl. They
> were just terrible.
> On a lighter note, yes, learn Perl. Perl is good.
> On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 4:35 PM, Andriano, Krista <
> kandrian at teksystems.com> wrote:
>> To All,
>> I am sending this e-mail because I am new to the IT industry and
>> especially regarding Perl. I work for TEKsystems as an IT recruiter and I am
>> currently working on Perl requirement. Would any of you have some time to
>> speak with me regarding Perl for some education on the program language. I
>> have conducted my own research, but still find it challenging to understand
>> the whole concept revolving it. This is not what so ever an e-mail asking if
>> you might know any Perl Developers, but rather I am looking to be educated
>> on this skill. I would greatly appreciate any assistance or guidance that
>> you can provide. Also, I saw on the Princeton-PM website that there was a
>> meeting in September; will there be another one in October?
>> Looking forward to hearing from you.
>> *Krista Andriano, TEKsystems
>> *1 Sylvan Way, 1st Floor, Parsippany NJ 07054
>> T 973.630.2352
>> F 973.630.7091
>> *kandrian at teksystems.com* <cpuglies at teksystems.com>
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