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Perl in 2020: Is It Still Worth Learning?

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I got a little nostalgic going through my bookshelf and finding all of my Perl books. I’ve been in a constant state of decluttering to keep my habit of hoarding useless junk from getting out of hand and I stumbled on the little bits of my Perl bookshelf I had left. All I had left was the Perl Cookbook and Mastering Algorithms with Perl. Did Perl still stand up as a viable solution in 2020 or was it just my nostalgia…




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