All the essential Perl information you need - at your fingertips!
Learn all the core features of Perl - -from command-line options and built-in functions to general syntax, special variables, regular expressions, and Perl modules -- using this hands-on resource. Written by programming expert Martin Brown, Perl Programmer's Reference shows you precisely how and when to use downloadable CPAN modules to power-up your programs. With this accessible guide on hand, you'll be able to implement quick solutions to all of your programming challenges--in no time.
With Perl Programmer's Reference you will:Learn all about Perl's elements and exactly how and when to use them Discover the best uses for Perl's standard functions and modules Use the Perl Compiler, Debugger, and Threads within your Perl scripts
I felt this book fell into the trap that many teaching books fall into - it assumes that the reader is at the same level as the author. Read morePublished on June 14 2001 by AJ85
Apparently, this book is not for beginners. You will get lost if you try to learn perl by yourself. It may be a good reference book, I think, after I read the exhaustive listing of... Read morePublished on May 9 2001 by baominx
I actually found this book in a bookstore while looking for Programming Perl. This book has an excellent reference section, with in-depth descriptions on everything. Read morePublished on Aug. 19 2000 by Yuval Shavit