: Do you know of any resources that can point me in the right direction?
The perl documentation is a good start and Learning Perl is a great
book. One of the book's authors answered your first question.
: This is what I've got so far, but I'm not sure I'm on the right track.
: 'print "What is your last name?\n";
: user $lastname = <STDIN>;
What do you think "user" does in this line?
Charles K. Clarkson
Free Market Advocate