Is Perl Useful?


I'm new here and a beginner on programming. But I was looking for languages to learn and found Perl. I'm 15 and want to have programming as my career. And i'm wondering, is Perl useful for me to know? I want to be a software/web developer. I know how to program a little bit in C, C++, C#, HTML, CSS, Javascript, Bootstrap, PHP, MySQL, Batch, and Python. So i'm just wondering if Perl will be useful for me to learn. Also if anybody knows any other languages that I should or need to know then please tell me.

Thanks in advance!

Unfortunately, yes. Perl is the backbone of a lot of sys-admin stuff. PERL is like the Mos Eisley of scripting language, there is not a more wretched hive of scum and villainy, you must be cautious.

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Lol, thanks.

I will be very careful. Hopefully my training will be able to suppress the evil lurking within.

Farewell, and may the force be with you.

Useful to know, yes. You'll run into some perl script every now and then but they slowly fade away (yay!). For everything new, don't even try to use perl. Just don't.

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