I had to start learning Perl this week for a little project that I was assigned. I spent most of Tuesday reading out of Programming Perl, and then spent all of Wednesday porting a Bourne Shell script over to Perl. Even though reading from the Camel book for 8 hours in one day was not particularly enjoyable, I now feel like I’ve finally gotten over the hump. Okay, now that I’ve shared that gem of a pun with you, let me also share the real reason for this post. I’ve found Perl to be somewhat artistically inspiring, and in honor of the language, I’ve created this fine piece of art that I now present to the world.
Real Men use strict;