|Perl: the Markov chain saw|
Go to Perl 5by neophyte (Curate)
|on Oct 18, 2000 at 20:01 UTC||Need Help??|
Item Description: Disregarding the title, this book is actually a book written in German aimed at the beginner and intermediate
Review Synopsis: Go to Perl 5
potential readers:Since it is in German, everyone that is more comfortable reading German than English, especially beginners and intermediate users of perl.
compact introduction to Perl in terms of syntax, string
manipulation, list manipulation, regex etc.
introduction to OO complete with examples & excercises
a chapter on modules and their use, especially:
a chapter on Perl/TK
information on installing Perl
a CD with the book containing a Perl as source, a binary for win32 (all slightly outdated by now in my edition) and all the examples from the book
3 stars out of 5
Fine to start out with. All examples and exercises are code that one might need in everyday computing. The auther even keeps an eye on security -w and use strict are not only explained but also used in the examples.