[Parrot-users] Parrot Babysteps - a PIR tutorial for novices - works on 2.6

Will Coleda will at coleda.com
Wed Jul 21 22:28:16 UTC 2010

Brian -

This look great, thanks!

On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 6:16 PM, Brian Wisti <brian.wisti at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey all,
> This may be my first post to the mailing list. Anyways - I've got a
> tutorial / journal / blog-type-thing about learning the basics of
> Parrot PIR syntax and creating small projects. I thought that now
> seemed like as good a time as any to mention it and also to mention
> that it is now compatible with yesterday's 2.6 release.
>    http://coolnamehere.com/geekery/parrot/learn/
> The Parrot Babysteps are definitely for the novice. You won't master
> PIR with them, you won't be making languages with them any time soon,
> and you probably won't solve any of the world's problems with them.
> However, you will hopefully have a better understanding of how to
> accomplish simple tasks using Parrot after you've finished the steps.
> I add to them when time allows, but my main point of pride is that I
> keep the material relevant to whatever the latest supported release
> happens to be. I even keep a github repository of the sample code and
> tests to ensure that they behave the way I claim they do in the text
> of the steps.
>    http://github.com/brianwisti/parrot-babysteps
> Please check out the Babysteps and let me know what you think! I would
> love for those pages to become good enough that you feel comfortable
> sending the link to your friends who say "Parrot sounds lovely, but
> how do I get *started*?"
> Kind Regards,
> Brian Wisti
> http://coolnamehere.com
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Will "Coke" Coleda

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