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Re: Best Perl Books of All Time

by dynamo (Chaplain)
on Apr 18, 2006 at 04:27 UTC ( #543997=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Best Perl Books of All Time

Hi,

I had to throw my vote in here against Learning Perl and for the Camel Book. I learned by reading the Camel, switching from C++. As it turned out, the switch was permanent (it's been over 10 years, perl is definitely my main language now). But although I've tried going back to it, I still can't recommend Learning Perl for people who already know how to program.

When you already know what you're looking to learn in a new language, the Camel Book gives you all you need as fast as you can handle. It's an exhilirating journey at top speed.

Learning Perl feels more like a horse and cart to me.

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