Beginning Perl has 16 ratings and 0 reviews. Perl is an immensely popular scripting language that combines the best features of C, key UNIX utilities and. The book promotes the use of Perl as a programming language, encouraging Title Beginning Perl; Authors Simon Cozens; Publisher: Wrox Press; 1st edition. Perl mpanion k Available. Beginning overs. Perl THIRD I want to start by saying thanks to Simon Cozens for writing an excellent book.
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Beginning Perl (Programmer to Programmer)
I consider the book to be a good intro and a good steping stone. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. There’s probably room in the market for another good introduction to Perl, but Beginning Perl is not it.
The next thing that stands out is that the book seems unsure of its target audience. Open Preview See a Problem? Gergely Kis added it Jun 01, The basics are covered reasonably well, and I liked the chessboard example that Simon uses to demonstrate references although even here the pieces are in the wrong order.
Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. It has a wide range of uses beyond simple text processing and is commonly used for web programming – creating and parsing CGI forms, validating HTML syntax and hyperlinks — as well as e-mail cozene Usenet news filtering. Kranthi Kumar Lakum marked it as to-read Apr 25, This may be the best book in the universe on Perl when I can click past all the beginning stuff to get to something useful, but without a TOC, index and linking, it is useless. Andrew Patterson rated it really liked it Dec 15, Perl is increasingly the system administrator’s scripting language of choice and is used for file and directory manipulation, database access and a whole range of daily system operator chores.
Write a customer review. Todd Savage added it Jul 28, I do have Learning Perl and am pretty sure that someone with prior programming knowledge would find it quite fulfilling, but for a newbie like me, Beginning Perl is the way to go.
Travis rated it really liked it Oct 26, Justin rated it liked it May 20, If you were asked to name some beinning of Perl books, Wrox wouldn’t cozenns the first name that springs to mind. Peri is increasingly the sys admin’s scripting language of choice and is used for file and directory manipulation, database access and a whole range of daily sys op chores. It has a wide range of uses beyond simple text processing and is commonly used slmon web programming – creating and parsing CGI forms, validating HTML syntax and hyperlinks – as well as e-mail and Usenet news filtering.
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Unmatched power for text processing and scripting. My library Help Advanced Book Search. The usual book recommendations for learning Perl are merlyn and Tom Phoenix’s Llama for those who already program, and Andrew L Johnson ‘s Elements of Programming with Perl for those who, like myself, are new to the whole thing.
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I have had good success with Noobs who don’t even have a shell background picking things up from the book.
The book promotes the use of Perl as a programming language, encouraging the creation of legible and sensible programs so as to dispel the image of Perl as a confusing and obscure language. Replies are listed ‘Best First’. I think most of the things are explained nicely. Beginning Perl by gilbert0 Monk on May 02, at Once I started reading I couldn’t get my hands off it until I finished. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local beginninh.
As it stands, however, it is difficult to escape the feeling that the author has been rather let down by Wrox. Its been quite a while since the book came out, around year or so, but I still find it quite helpful.