[dancer-users] Self Introduction

David H untg99 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 12 01:22:24 BST 2015

Welcome Angela!

I have a getting started guide to Dancer2 here:


I plan to add some more videos eventually but hopefully that can get you
started if you are starting out with perl and/or Dancer/2.

There are many many resources online for using perl, the only advice I can
give is to avoid using http://perldoc.perl.org/ as I find it gives the most
terse, odd usage of functions in perl and never gives any basic usage. For
example, the first example for the split function is this:  print join(':',
split('b', 'abc')), "\n";

Whereas you go here:
And you get a good usage example of split which is simple to understand and
easily readable.

In saying that, a good starting point for beginning perl would be here:

perlmaven explains things properly with real-world usage so I could highly
recommend it as a great starting point (and I quite often end there as


On Wed, Aug 12, 2015 at 2:46 AM, Angela L <lovingcodes6 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello, I am a student from Cameroon looking forward in doing the OPW
> internship. I am new to perl and i wish to have some directives on how to
> get a grip of the code base and also contribute to the perl community.
> Thanks Angela L.
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