[Kc] Question

djgoku djgoku at gmail.com
Thu Jul 13 19:46:09 PDT 2006

On 7/13/06, jay <jyoung79 at kc.rr.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Just curious if anyone here could give me some advice on if there's
> any schools around here that have good Perl classes?  I've done a few
> Perl programs but not many (and I'm very, very thankful for this list
> and the many helpful people that helped me out when I got stuck).  I
> looked on-line today at a few schools (Penn Valley, ITT, DeVry,
> etc.).  None looked real promising.  I know JCCC has a Perl class but
> I'm not sure if it's what I'm looking for.
> I'd really like to find a school close by that teaches Perl
> programming in todays real world.  Most classes seem to just follow a
> book, which is helpful, but doesn't show me anything of what it's
> used for in todays business world.  There's a few other languages I'd
> like to learn later on as well...  like Python, PHP, etc. but don't
> know if there's a decent school around here that teaches these.
> Anyway, I'd appreciate any thoughts you all might have.

I am really liking Learning Perl, 4th Edition from Oreilly,
(http://www.oreillynet.com/catalog/learnperl4/). You can find it on
half.com for about 25$. A good site for beginners and resources:
(http://learn.perl.org/). Also there are free books for learning Perl:
(http://www.perl.org/books/library.html). I have no idea of Perl
classes @ colleges.

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