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Pro Perl by Peter Wainwright

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Introduction

Perl is an enduringly popular language, but one whose capabilities are often underestimated: while many programmers gain enough experience to write quick Perl scripts to solve problems, some never develop their understanding of the language to the point where writing modules or object orientation becomes second nature. Pro Perl demonstrates that Perl is not only a powerful tool for solving problems at the scripting level, but also a full-featured language for application development.

Pro Perl is aimed at intermediate-to-experienced programmers who have a good, basic understanding of programming concepts but may have little or no previous knowledge of Perl itself. The primary focus of the book is Perl 5.8, the current production ...

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