Now and then, it’s good to remind ourselves what “There Is More Than One Way to Do It” means.
A long time ago, Larry Wall said Perl is the first postmodern programming language. I’ve thought about this – asking myself what does that even mean?
Today I think this is just a nice way of saying that Perl has no metanarrative. Let’s unpack this.Continue reading Perl’s Postmodern Metanarrative