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Programming Perl, 4th ed.


Programming Perl, 4th ed.

Christiansen, Tom et al.

O'Reilly Media, Inc.

1130 pages



The fourth edition of this well regarded volume on Perl programming is fully updated and revised to account for advances in the language and computer technologies. It provides practical instruction on primary tasks related to programming with this useful language and includes information about upcoming releases and best practices. Beginning with an overview of the language, the volume covers topics such as statements, pattern matching, unicode processing, subroutines, data structures, tied variables, interprocess communication, compiling, command line interfaces, security, and portability. Chapters include numerous code examples. Christiansen and Foy are Perl trainers, Wall is the creator of the Perl Language, and Orwant is the founder of The Perl Journal. (A[c] Book News, Inc., Portland, OR)

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Date:Jun 1, 2012
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