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Re: Running/Testing Perl on Windows -- binaries, compiling

by brassmon_k (Sexton)
on Dec 31, 2001 at 21:47 UTC ( #135402=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Running/Testing Perl on Windows -- binaries, compiling

Well I'm guessing your new to perl so let me offer you a book that helped me greatly. First off you're probably thinking of using an O'Reilly book to get started they are good but not as simple as a true newbie book. O'Reilly tends to use a lot of complexity. To get started I suggest "SAMS Teach Yourself Perl in 21 Days" After that the O'Reilly book will be super easy. Then you can move onto more complex Perl if you're trying to attain Perl purism. I'm still learning. Perl is my first language. The next book after those two (It's more or less a really nice supplement but it would be wise to go thorugh it because it contains some of the more complex issues with Perl) This book is O'Reilly's "Programming Perl". Just go to or your local Media Store. Have fun!

The brassmon_k
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