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September 7, 2009 09:01
Re: Perl projects for beginners
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Gabor Szabo wrote:

> in a blog post
> I recently asked how to make a project beginner friendly.
> The best answer I got was to ask the beginners. Clever :-)
> So let me ask it on this list.
> As I think think the best way to learn Perl is tor practice a lot
> and the best place to practice is an open source project I wonder
> how can open source project become more beginner friendly?
> Many projects assume a lot of background already that beginners
> might not yet have. What things would beginners need in order to
> get involved in a project?

Adding examples and comments as annotations to the standard 
documentation, just like with the documentation of many other products 
like MySQL and PostgreSQL and PHP.

(at the bottom)


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