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Revisiting the Book Reviews Sectionby luis.roca (Deacon)
|on Sep 15, 2011 at 01:54 UTC||Need Help??|
A quick search for 'Reviews' shows this has been brought up a few times here in PM Discuss but I thought it was worth presenting again.
The Book Reviews section is currently ordered alphabetically by title and includes a link to every review of each book reviewed in one long list. A few thoughts (again not original but maybe useful):
Aside from the numerous Perl books on the list, covering different levels of expertise and areas of interest, there are also non-Perl texts that span a wide number of categories. Simply separating Perl from general computing/programming books would be helpful. It would also be useful to have those two categories broken down further into areas of interest and/or level of expertise. For example:
I don't know how many other monks use this section but I'd love to be able to refer to it more often. I think, with a few changes, it could be improved and look a little more like the rest of the site.
Update (Same day): Edited statement on how the reviews were listed for clarity.
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