[Techtalk] Learning Perl!!!!
tech at murrain.net
Wed Sep 11 15:15:58 EST 2002
At 4:10 PM -0700 9/11/02, kansas_kennedy at phreaker.net wrote:
>Hi Larry Walls and Randal Schwartzs, I hope at least someone has
>started with the Perl thingie. I have already started and am facing
>some problems. Anyone would like to lend a helping hand please...
>1) While using "use stricts" it says 'can't find the strict.pm.'
>Where can I get this pm file and how can I embed it in my Perl?
it is 'use strict'
So the line in your perl looks like:
If that's what the line already looks like - what version of perl are
you using on what OS?
>2) What is the big fuss about 'foobar'? what is it exactly in Linux?
>Does it have any significance (like /dev/null)? I seen it being also
>used in Learning Perl book.
it's just an example - it means nothing. I think the use of 'foo' and
'bar' started in C?
>3) And I am having some trouble with the problem in section 188.8.131.52
>in Page 23 of Picking up Perl pdf. I don't understand why they are
>using " ' ' " and then " "" " sort of alternatively. So far I
>learned that single quotes are used when we don't want to interpret
>anything and keep it as it is and double-quotes are used for
>interpolation. But I am not getting this one. The answer comes out
>same no matter which quote rule you follow. I have used single and
>double quotes both consistently and alternatively. It doesn't make
>any difference in the program.
I think I'd have to see the code to help you out with this one.
>And finally how's it going with you guys? I have started today and
>gave it two hours including doing this mail and a short lunch break.
>I have completed till page 24, took loads of notes. I am digesting
>it all slowly. More practice is needed. I will resume tomorrow again.
Practice is the way to go...
Michelle Murrain, Technology Consulting
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