by Randal L. Schwartz, Tom Phoenix, and brian d foy O’Reilly Media, Inc. Learning Perl, the image of a llama, and related trade dress are. Learning Perl, also known as the llama book, is a tutorial book for the Perl programming language, and is published by O’Reilly Media. The first edition ( ) was authored solely by Randal L. Schwartz, and covered Perl. Learning Perl Master Course (video) now available. By Randal L. Schwartz on September 16, PM. The Learning Perl book (“Llama book”) is the.

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Learning Perl, 6th Edition

Now, if you’re wondering how we can say that we’ve enjoyed writing it in the sdhwartz tense when we’re still on the first page, that’s easy: Seeing as I am predominately a web programmer, this is fantastic. Here are just some of the topics covered: This was an add on text for a Perl class. Brad Morrey, reviewing the book for Infoworldpraises the book for its “casual, first person style” and concludes that it “is a terrific introduction to the language that will serve as a good reference book once you have read it through.

Start on page one, where the authors mention that they “enjoyed writing it,” with the following footnote: It picks up where Learning Perl left off. Lots of jokes in the style of footnotes which might not suit everyone, but I enjoyed it the Terry Pratchett fan in me rejoiced too. Well, when an aspiring programmer has the bountiful power of the Linux kernel at his command, along with a worthy tome, randap is bound to happen.

The book has a humorous and example-based learning approach. Feb 19, Rob rated it liked it Shelves: Schwartz as a reference to the Perl programming language. May 02, Nick Black rated it did not like it Shelves: Yes, there are a zillion of online tutorials, but this covers a lot more breadth.


Learning Perl

Highly recommended for anyone who wants to learn about Perl. From Wikipedia, the schqartz encyclopedia. Totally recommend it for anyone who is thinking about “learning perl”. I haven’t picked it up since, but I’m glad I had it in the beginning. As quickly as my need to learn Perl arose, it diminished and disappeared. I recommend reading this book for entertainment and never writing a line of perl.

This book was my first introduction to Perl and I can say it made my initial foray much rahdal.

The book was short enough that I read This was my first real programming book not counting others that I bought but never got far enough it to really make a difference. Popularly known as “the Llama,” Learning Perl is the book most programmers rely on to get started with this versatile language.

Is Perl Easy or Hard? Seems like I’ve taken more than one version of this class, in person, online, they’re everywhere. Now I would recommend learning other languages such as Python or Ruby.

Perl may not be a perfect language, while this book is a great introduction to Perl. Apr 16, Brad Wolfe rated it it was amazing.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I don’t write Perl any more, but it was my first programming friend.

It makes a powerful text processing tool in association with bash. Since then, Perl has blossomed into a full-featured programming language used for web programming, database manipulation, XML processing, and system administration–on practically all platforms–while remaining the favorite tool for the small daily tasks it was designed for.

Languages Italiano Edit links. The bestselling Perl tutorial since it was first published inthis sixth edition includes recent changes to the language up to Perl 5.


Jan 06, Kelly added it. This randall made it so. While it’s talking about the basics, it’s still worth reading, as what can seem very clear to you in other learnihg languages, would probably be so hard to understand in perl. Jul 13, Nathan rated lewrning really liked it Recommends it for: Fourthly, it has an index, which is a small fact comparatively and indeed most reference books have indices these days. The book was short enough that I read it through once without really doing any programming, and then went through it a second time working everything, which meant that I was able to get a broad overview and then hammer out the specifics, which is the way I operate best.

However, that book wouldn’t have made any sense to me without reading this rrandal first. This page was last edited on 7 Octoberat At first I thought this book was full of chit-chat with so many footnotes but by the end of it, it helped me rxndal understand the basics of Perl.

So much for the ‘hacker ethic’? Aug 16, Arthur rated it it was amazing.

Learning Perl – Wikipedia

I found the TOC Table of Contents to be very well done and the e-book version had links to the proper sections. The fourthfifthsixthand seventh editions were written by Schwartz, Phoenix, and Brian D Foy.

Other books may teach you to program in Perl, but this book will turn you into a Perl programmer. Learning Perlalso known as the llama book[1] is a tutorial book for the Perl programming language, and is published by O’Reilly Media.

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