[sf-perl] Fun and cool Perl examples
peter at thoeny.org
Tue Oct 25 10:37:38 PDT 2011
I commend you for volunteering for people in needs!
How about getting advise from people who teach Perl to beginners? For
example, you could contact John Napiorkowski who is teaching a Perl
Class in NYC (found in Perl Weekly I just forwarded to this list).
On Oct 25, 2011, at 12:27 AM, Bill Moseley wrote:
> I'm currently visiting an orphanage and associated school in India.
> Some of the older (15-18 years) kids are leaning some basic MySQL
> and Java in school. The school has a pretty good computer lab with
> a dozen or so machines running XP and Windows 7, and there's a small
> group that are trying to learn Linux and have installed Ubuntu on
> USB thumb drives.
> They are interested in learning a little about Perl, so I'm planning
> on providing a basic introduction. That will be pretty easy, but
> what would help me is some ideas for some fun demonstrations. They
> don't have to be that practical but something that will pique their
> interest in a few lines of code. Or maybe even something a bit more
> involved but related to what their current interestes, for example,
> working with the Facebook API.
> Bill Moseley
> moseley at hank.org
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