5 Must Read Books for Perl Programmers

2015-10-21 17:46:06 admin Uncategorized 3 Comments

When it comes to programming, both the learning and developing process are time and effort consuming matters and Perl is no exception to the rule. Achieving today’s well-established and maintained Perl programming language implied countless hours of working and testing that would eventually lead to an immensely powerful scripting language. On the other hand, sharpening knowledge, improving skills and developing your own style of coding requires overcom ...

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Perl is back in the top 10 programming languages

2016-04-26 10:01:54 admin News 0 Comments

Yes, folks, Perl is on the rise once again! TIOBE reports that Perl is once again in the top 10 most popular programming languages. Staying cozy at number 8, Perl is right between Ruby on the low end and JavaScript on the high end. Note: For those of you not familiar with TIOBE. TIOBE measures the quality of a software system through widely accepted coding standards. The name is an acronym and it stands "The Importance Of Being Earnest", a ...

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Perl freelance market

2017-03-02 09:15:03 admin Perl Interests 0 Comments

When you want to see how relevant or in demand a certain language is, you look, among other things, to job ads and companies. If you look at a few mainstream platforms, you’ll find quite a few positions for Perl developers and if you look at BuiltinPerl you’ll see plenty of companies and startups that use Perl, that have Perl programmers working there. But there’s one more place where you can see how much Perl is used, the freelance marke ...

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The vicious cycle of legacy code

2017-05-10 09:45:37 admin Perl Interests 1 comment

A one point or another in your career you probably worked on legacy code. It brings chills through every programmer’s spine, it creates nightmares and cold sweats in the night. Basically it’s a term that has a very bad reputation. But what does it actually mean? The definition: Technopedia refers to legacy code as: “an application system source c ...

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