Sams Teach Yourself Perl in 24 Hours

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Sams, 2005 - Computers - 462 pages
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Learn Perl programming quickly and easily with 24 one-hour lessons in Sams Teach Yourself Perl in 24 Hours. The book's step-by-step lessons teach you the basics of Perl and how to apply it in web development and system administration. Plus, the third edition has been updated to include five chapters on new technologies, information on the latest version of Perl, and a look ahead to Perl 6. Sams Teach Yourself Perl in 24 Hours focuses on real-world development, teaching you how to:

  • Effectively use Perl for large development projects using Perl modules
  • Use Perl for data processing
  • Utilize Perl as a "glue" language with other programming languages
  • Use Perl as a web development language

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I would rate this as one of the best beginner books around. Along with the Starter Kit, this book provides a coherent and easy to follow guide. Within 24 1-hour sessions, you'll acquire and develop ... Read full review

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Perl remains a standard web scripting language, so libraries with older guides should update. Teach Yourself targets beginners with 24 one-hour, step-by-step lessons that include "Getting Started with ... Read full review


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Sams Teach Yourself Perl in 24 Hours, Third Edition About the Author

Clinton Pierce is a software engineer, freelance programmer, and instructor. He has been answering questions about Perl on USENET for many years and has been writing courseware and teaching Perl to his co-workers and anyone else who will listen for about as long. He is a software engineer for a payroll company, who, when not designing middleware software to integrate legacy systems to the Web, navigating the intricacies of payroll taxes, teaching UNIX and Perl, writing books and articles, or writing programs at home Just For The Fun Of It, harbors secret dreams of being abducted by wood nymphs and living in the deep forest without technology. You can visit his Web site at for updates and corrections, or just to say hello.

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