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#1 merthyrblue


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Posted 21 October 2005 - 10:07 AM

Can anyone help me please!
Have learned HTML + CSS and now want to start learning Perl but when i go along to www.perl.com i get confused incase i choose the wrong version. Just wonder if anyone would be kind enough to help anf tell me the best version for a numpty like myself to download and start to learn. Would appreciate any other advice you could give on the subject. I am running Windows XP. Is there anything else i need to start learning Perl? Many thanks. MB

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Posted 22 October 2005 - 07:15 PM

The link will take you where you need to be.Download from ActiveState

This is the version i'm using.
[raw@morpheus raw]$ perl -v

This is perl, v5.8.3 built for i386-linux-thread-multi


 rawcreations.net          @raw_creations

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#3 Wu Wei

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Posted 08 December 2005 - 08:46 PM

Don't forget a good text-editor. I suppose you have your favorite already, but for others who come upon the thread: I like JEdit at - http://www.jedit.org/index.php?page=download . I'm just learning myself, but "The Beginner's guide to Perl" by Simon Cozens has been the clearest for me personally.

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