Perl proficiency grading system
peter.hickman at semantico.com
Thu Mar 13 14:23:11 GMT 2008
Mark Knoop wrote:
> Does anyone know of a list of benchmarks or grading criteria (whether
> serious or humorous) which can be used to determine one's proficiency
> as a Perl programmer?
> I have an interview for a job which stipulates a 'hardcore' Perl
> programmer (I do not consider myself a hardcore programmer in any
> sense but as I have some other relevant experience I thought I would
> give it a shot).
> Whatever the connotations, 'hardcore' is relative and subjective -
> they could mean someone who has experience programming large OO
> applications as opposed to the odd CGI script or they could be after
> someone who can hack at the internals etc.
> Pondering this it occurred to me that the range of possible levels of
> involvement in Perl is so huge it is hard to gauge or communicate that
> level and I wondered whether anyone had tried to solve this?
> Perhaps a CPAN module that examines all of one's code and grades one
> on breadth of knowledge, complexity, progamming style etc?
Do they have any CPAN modules or have they contributed bug reports /
patches to someone else's modules?
Any other code floating around on the internet?
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