Perl proficiency grading system

Paul Johnson paul at
Thu Mar 13 16:56:19 GMT 2008

On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 01:45:46PM -0000, 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?

Somewhat outdated (!), but there's the Perl Purity Test:

A few seconds with your favourite search engine will probably find you the
executable version from tpj.

Paul Johnson - paul at

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