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Gabor Szabo
September 8, 2009 00:40
Re: Perl projects for beginners
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On Tue, Sep 8, 2009 at 10:24 AM, Octavian Râsnita<> wrote:
> From: "Gabor Szabo" <>
>> As in many of the project the core developers
>> are usually more Linux/OSX people and the beginners will tend to be more
>> Windows people, one will have to go the extra miles and explain in terms
>> that make sense on windows. If done correctly and documents are generated
>> from these explanations then the second or third beginner will already
>> have all the info pointed out in a document or on a wiki.
> It is also important that the programs should also run fine under Windows.
> Unfortunately it is not the case of Padre anymore.
> I've tried to install Padre using the CPAN shell but it gave very many
> errors, including tens of error windows like:
> perl.exe - Unable To Locate Component
> This application has failed to start because wxbase28u_gcc_wxperl.dll was
> not found. Re-installing the application  may fix this problem.
> OK
> (I use ActivePerl 5.10.0 under Win XP).
> Octavian

You never told us about this problem.

Actually currently Windows is most beginner friendly platform for Padre and
Padre has an installer on Windows. It currently brings a whole
Strawberry Perl with it
and it needs to be the only perl on the system but there are plans to
create a version
that would hide the fact that it is in Perl and would work well
together with any
other Perl on the system.


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