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5.0 out of 5 stars Much improved, February 22, 2003
This review is from: Learning Perl, Third Edition (Paperback)
I have the CD version (Perl CD Bookshelf).
The biggest hurtle of the second edition seemed to me to be the first few chapters. The newest version of this book (3rd ed.) is much clearer than the prior version. You should be able to do simple tasks in the first few chapters working into regex stuff and modules later on. It helps a lot to be a Linux user as most distributions (if not all) include this by default. Use the example questions at the end of the book! you should be able co code fairly well in a couple of weeks. Programming Python and The Perl Cookbook may be what you need then. All of these books are on the Perl CD Bookshelf.
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