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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.


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