[Israel.pm] Review: Perl for Perl Newbies Part 5 - Good Programming Practices

Thomas Maier hayzer at gmail.com
Wed Jan 25 01:11:47 PST 2012


On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 8:13 PM, Shlomi Fish <shlomif at shlomifish.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> On Fri, 30 Dec 2011 19:34:28 +0200
> Shlomi Fish <shlomif at shlomifish.org> wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I've finally finished writing the 5th part of "Perl for Perl Newbies":
>>
>> http://www.shlomifish.org/lecture/Perl/Newbies/lecture5/
>>
>> I'd like people on this list to review it, and comment. Note that the series of
>> presentations was also directed at absolute beginners (though I may not have
>> been successful in it being suitable for them), and its philosophy is explained
>> here and here:
>>
>
> can anyone go over this and comment? Sorry to nudge.
>
> Regards,
>
>        Shlomi Fish
>
>> * http://www.shlomifish.org/lecture/Perl/Newbies/
>>
>> * http://perl-begin.org/tutorials/#perl_for_newbies
>>
>> The material covered in the talks has suffered from a lot of "bit rot" during
>> the many years since I've first written them, with progress in both my
>> understanding of Perl, and in the state-of-the-art in Perl best practices, and
>> one can refer to the books Modern Perl by chromatic and recent editions
>> of Beginning Perl and of the Learning Perl/Intermediate Perl/Mastering Perl
>> trio for alternatives that are possibly better.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>>       Shlomi Fish
>>

Great job Shlomi.
In the testing section maybe you can add explanation about smoke test and
functional testing. Both terms are widely used.
Maybe you can mention that Perl can automate any tests not only its unit tests.

Thomas


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