Curtis "Ovid" Poe has specialized in Perl since 2000. He is an author, a regular guest speaker at conferences across Europe and the United States, and he wrote the test harness that currently ships with the Perl language.
Beginning Perlby Curtis Poe
Perl is the ever-popular, flexible, open source programming language that has been called the programmers’ Swiss army knife. This book introduces Perl to both new programmers and experienced ones who are looking to learn a new language. In the tradition of the popular Wrox Beginning guides, it/b>
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Everything beginners need to start programming with Perl
Perl is the ever-popular, flexible, open source programming language that has been called the programmers’ Swiss army knife. This book introduces Perl to both new programmers and experienced ones who are looking to learn a new language. In the tradition of the popular Wrox Beginning guides, it presents step-by-step guidance in getting started, a host of try-it-out exercises, real-world examples, and everything necessary for a Perl novice to start programming with confidence.
- Introduces Perl to both new programmers and experienced ones who want to learn a new language
- Provides a host of real-world applications for today's environments so readers can get started immediately
- Covers the new features of Perl but fully applicable to previous editions
Beginning Perl provides the information and instruction you need to confidently get started with Perl.
For Instructors: Classroom and training support material are available for this book.
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I bought this book more for review purposes, to get my skills in Perl back to what they should be, so that I could take them further. I was pleasantly surprised to find that the author covered more detail than expected when he wrote this book. His examples and the way he explains things makes understanding each topic all that much easier. I am still reading the book, but I have learned more little obscure things that other Perl books designed for beginners just don't cover. The author has done a fantastic job of giving you a very solid grounding in the Perl language so that you can take the knowledge he has shared and go further. His coverage of modern Perl topics, as well as great in-depth coverage of "must-learn" areas, makes this the new must have book in everyone's Perl bookshelf. If you have no other book in your library, you need to have this one. Without a doubt, this is the new bible for the Perl language.