in reply to Stepping in the Footprints of a Perl Programmer

Ahh, but the answer you seek is so simple, grasshopper.

I will now reveal the secret to being a Perl programmer.

  1. Write code in Perl.
  2. Repeat.
To be a great Perl programmer? The formula is just as simple, my child.
  1. Write great Perl code.
  2. Repeat.
No field of human endevor has laws that alter in the slightest from these.