[CS-FSLUG] Sed and other tools

davidm at hisfeet.net davidm at hisfeet.net
Sat Jul 9 23:11:35 CDT 2011

Thanks, I don't know when I'll have time to get started on it, but it sure
looks interesting.

> On Fri, Jul 8, 2011 at 2:01 PM, <davidm at hisfeet.net> wrote:
>> Intensely interesting conversation! If I want to learn something about
>> simple programing is perl a good language to pursue? If so, can you
>> point
>> me to a good place or good documentation to get started?
> Yeah, the geek in me loves this type of discussion too.
> Yes, Perl is a good language to start. "Perl5 for Dummies" provides the
> basics. And it's a little easier to follow than reading the documentation
> cold.
> A scripting language is a good first choice to start programming. Perl is
> a
> scripting language. Python too. Scripting languages are more forgiving,
> handle some of the thorny details for you, and are quick to get started.
> Once you're comfortable with Perl, I would also recommend studying unix
> shell scripting. It provides a nice contrast, seeing how the two differ.
> --
> Robert Wohlfarth
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