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Re: New Perl user looking for code to studyby matthewb (Curate)
|on Apr 23, 2005 at 19:24 UTC||Need Help??|
You're looking for CPAN
Happily, however, the journey is ongoing. As you come to understand more of what you encounter the urge to read code will become stronger and you'll find yourself skipping to the source before you read the documentation.
Note that it can be just as useful to read bad code as it is to read good, what's important is to keep interested in self-improvement.
There are loads of examples of funky Perl code out there but if you're looking for real-world good stuff, here are a couple of favourites:
And look at the whizz-kids here. Perlmonks isn't like other forums1, there are regular contributions from some of the best minds in the business that frequently question how this little contractor writes his code.
. Kidding about that link ;)