Dance with the one that brung ya

I just read chris fedde's response to Ejecting From the Perl Core, my head nodded in agreement from start to finish. It helped me clarify a few of the thoughts and concerns I've had bouncing around in my head for the past several days.

So here goes: I think it would be a mistake for perl core to not "Dance with the one that brung ya".

How many of us are using Perl because of When I …

10 years of programming perl

I logged in to perlmonks yesterday to find this!


10 years of programming Perl.

I'm grateful to have found such a wonderful language to help me do almost any job at work better, and for keeping me entertained long into the night away from the office. I look forward to another 10 years. Thanks Perl!

Onion and CPAN

Onion CPAN Logo

My Perl Pillow



Perl is Dead (to

I've been a google user ever since giving up AltaVista back in the day. I've heard good things about bing, laughed at their funny TV advertisements, and have deep-down (in a weird sort of way) wanted a search product from M$ to be a success.

I decided a few days ago that I'd give a try for a complete month - to see if it could win my heart. After 2 days I must say that I'll be going back to google.

I was reminded of the "Perl is Alive" meme last night after watching this video. I decided to search for …