Have at it

Abigail abigail at abigail.be
Wed Jan 28 13:38:25 GMT 2009

On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 10:46:07AM +0000, Jonathan Stowe wrote:
> 2009/1/28 Simon Cozens <simon at simon-cozens.org>:
> > Ovid wrote:
> >> Rather than focusing on advanced tools and modules, I'd focus on
> >> advanced techniques.
> >
> > I've had this debate a hundred times over since sitting down to
> > write APP2ed: these days Perl programming is much more about using
> > tools well than using the language particularly creatively. The
> > techniques you need to know are how to use the tools.
> >
> That is to say that it is increasingly becoming less about
> "programming" at all and more about scripting or configuring whatever
> the application framework du jour might be.

Yeah, all we need now is a GUI where we can just use drag and drop
to create our Perl programs.


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