About the Authors

Joseph N. Hall, a self-professed “computer whiz kid,” grew up with a TI programmable calculator and a Radio Shack TRS-80 Model 1 with 4K RAM. He taught his first computer class at the age of 14. Joseph holds a B.S. in computer science from North Carolina State University and has programmed for a living since 1984. He has worked in UNIX and C since 1987 and has been working with Perl since 1993. His interests include software tools and programming languages, piano and electronic keyboards, and golf.

Joshua A. McAdams has been an active member of the Perl community for nearly five years. He is the voice of Perlcast, hosted two YAPC::NAs in Chicago, conducts meetings for Chicago.pm, has spoken about Perl at conferences around ...

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