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Perl CD Bookshelves

by Plato (Friar)
on Jan 12, 2006 at 11:11 UTC ( #522666=perlmeditation: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

Fellow Monks,

From browsing the second hand sections of online bookstores, it appears you can get a pretty good deal on some of the older versions of the Perl CD bookshelf.
You can get even get books not available in the current version 4.0 (Advanced Perl Programming, Perl for System Administration, Perl & XML, Perl & LWP, and Mastering Perl/Tk)

Below is a table I created, showing what's available in each version of the CD bookshelf. Where available, I've include a hyperlink for each book to it's perlmonks book review. It's a pity that Mastering regular expressions was only available in pdf format in version 4!

Perl CD Bookshelf Perl CD Bookshelf, Version 2.0 Perl CD Bookshelf, Version 3.0 Perl CD Bookshelf,
Version 4.0
Perl in a Nutshell Perl in a Nutshell Perl in a Nutshell, 2nd Edition Perl in a Nutshell, 2nd Edition
Programming Perl, 2nd Edition Programming Perl, 3rd Edition Programming Perl, 3rd Edition Programming Perl, 3rd Edition
Perl Cookbook Perl Cookbook Perl Cookbook Perl Cookbook, 2nd Edition
Advanced Perl Programming Advanced Perl Programming    
Learning Perl, 2nd Edition   Learning Perl, 3rd Edition Learning Perl, 3rd Edition
Learning Perl on Win32 Systems      
  Perl for System Administration    
    Perl & XML  
    Perl & LWP  
    Mastering Perl/Tk  
      Learning Perl Objects, References, and Modules
      Mastering Regular Expressions, 2nd Edition
in Adobe PDF format

Comment on Perl CD Bookshelves
Re: Perl CD Bookshelves
by brian_d_foy (Abbot) on Jan 12, 2006 at 16:16 UTC

    Even the latest Perl CD Bookshelf is out of date since we just updated Learning Perl and turned the second edition of Learning Perl Objects, References, and Modules into Intermediate Perl (due out in March).

    I'm curious what they would put in the next one. Perhaps:

    • Programmming Perl, 3rd Edition
    • Perl Cookbook, 2nd Edition
    • Learning Perl, 4th Edition
    • Intermediate Perl
    • Advanced Perl Programming (Update:) 2nd Edition
    • Perl Best Practices
    --
    brian d foy <brian@stonehenge.com>
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      And a free copy of Mastering Regular Expressions

      I'd buy that.

      Walking the road to enlightenment... I found a penguin and a camel on the way.....
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      • Advanced Perl Programming

      2nd Edition, I assume.

      Sounds like a nice list. I wonder if it would need a new edition of Perl in a Nutshell.

      --
      <http://dave.org.uk>

      "The first rule of Perl club is you do not talk about Perl club."
      -- Chip Salzenberg

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