What is it for?

For being able to write and run Perl scripts that take advantage of more useful aspects of the language that increase efficiency and complexity of what can be achieved.

What skills does it represent?

This badge covers several programming concepts in the Perl language:

Key Skill

The bearer is able to write Perl code to model and solve a scientific problem efficiently and effectively and take advantage of the vast body of freely available, pre-written Perl code in CPAN.