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Re: What CPAN modules are "good reads"?

by dbwiz (Curate)
on Jun 13, 2005 at 18:18 UTC ( #466243=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to What CPAN modules are "good reads"?

DBI is my favorite. The book came from that documentation. Its docs include also a roadmap.

For other monks' opinion, see Looking for Mr. Good Documentation!.

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Re^2: What CPAN modules are "good reads"?
by stvn (Monsignor) on Jun 13, 2005 at 21:17 UTC

    DBI is great, but it's source can be hard to follow at times unless you are willing to dive into the XS code, and DBI::PurePerl is not a complete DBI implementation and so somewhat hard to follow too.

    However, that said, if you can manage to get your head around DBI you will certainly learn a lot.

    -stvn

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