Beginning Perl

Beginning Perl
  • Paperback: 744 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 1st edition (September 19, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118013840
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118013847
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Beginning 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 WOW! eBook 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

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 WOW! eBook 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.

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.

From the Back Cover

Learn the Perl skills employers are looking for

As one of the most influential programming languages in the world, Perl is used extensively in web development, data processing, and system administration. Whether you’re new to Perl or looking to strengthen your real-world skills, this resource covers what you need to handle scenarios. Drawing on his decade-plus of Perl experience, Curtis “Ovid” Poe begins with a brief review of the basics of Perl, then moves on to demonstrate how you actually use Perl in the workplace. Additionally, hands-on exercises, invaluable advice, and real-world examples all contribute to making this book essential reading.

Beginning Perl:

  • Explains how to work with data using Perl’s built-in functions
  • Shows how to handle Unicode in Perl
  • Details the basics of control flow and handling references, files, and directories
  • Devotes a full chapter to Object-Oriented Perl as well as a chapter on Moose
  • Provides a comprehensive introduction to automated testing
  • Touches on Catalyst, DBIx::Class usage, and other popular modules
  • Technical edit by chromatic, a well-known developer, prolific writer, and author of several Perl titles

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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 WOW! eBook 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.

Beginning Perl provides the information and instruction you need to confidently get started with Perl.

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