I'm a computer nerd that loves to learn new things. I took a class on Perl last year, and reading this book helped refresh some of the things I learned. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Tamara Mayo
This is a typical O'Reilly book. Well written and fits the area of expertise that it is written for and the audience for which it is intended.Published 20 months ago by Neal Kingcade
This book has been very helpful in learning Perl thus far, and the writing is a welcome change from most technical books. Read morePublished on February 27, 2006 by Jason F. Morais
If you are to purchase a Perl book, and want to use Perl quickly, this is the resource for you. I still use the 2nd edition to do production code. Read morePublished on February 1, 2006 by Jai A. Evans
Well written, lots of tongue-in-cheek jokes.
Answers to the exercises, which I find valuable. Read more
This is excellent book for beginers. Why?
1)The authors are established experts on perl. When I say experts I mean so much so they are famous in the perl community. Read more
This book is very well written. Although this book is technical, it is easy to read and follow. Many good resourses are listed in the book. Read morePublished on August 30, 2005 by Brenda L. Whitner
The fist chapter is completly screwed up. they start of with the simple "hello world" program then you would think they would build on that. Read morePublished on August 27, 2005 by Ropy
I've hacked around with perl a little bit and mostly used the faqs and learned things the hard way. This document is aimed right at the beginner, someone who's maybe used perl only... Read morePublished on August 15, 2005 by J. Curl