Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
laziness, impatience, and hubris
 
PerlMonks  

Re: Is Programming Perl still relevant as a reference book?

by odrm (Novice)
on Mar 05, 2007 at 18:46 UTC ( #603268=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Is Programming Perl still relevant as a reference book?

As a language, Perl has many similarities with English. Its pretty easy to get going, and you can get rather impressive things done in the language quite quickly. But to really become a master, you need to know more than the syntax and grammar. "Programming Perl" does a fantastic job in conveying the spirit of Perl - and thus offers invaluable insight into how to use Perl to even greater effect. Its the last book I would eject from my Perl bookshelf.
  • Comment on Re: Is Programming Perl still relevant as a reference book?

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://603268]
help
Chatterbox?
and the rats come out to play...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others lurking in the Monastery: (6)
As of 2017-11-22 02:15 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?
    In order to be able to say "I know Perl", you must have:













    Results (314 votes). Check out past polls.

    Notices?