From the Back Cover
Perl is the most popular web programming language, and is widely known as "the duct-tape of the Internet". Perl 6 has been in beta for years; however, the beta is widely used on a day to day basis. The Perl Phrasebook
provides the experienced working person the essentials they need to improve or build their skills in Perl programming. It is full of the common and everyday "code phrases" needed by a Perl programmer to accomplish everyday tasks that serves as a short, supplemental, to-the-point reference.
About the Author
Ken O. Burtch
is a computer professional and web developer. He has published several articles and has been a featured speaker at conferences on Linux. Ken focused his Masters studies at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario on programming languages and user interface design. He has worked in the computer industry for 15 years and uses Perl on a daily basis. He is the author of Linux Shell Scripting with BASH, Sams Publishing, 2004.