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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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.

But, honestly, once we finished writing schawrtz index, the rest was hardly any trouble at all. Jan 06, Kelly added it. This is, hands down, the best book for learning Perl.

I already knew a little bit about perl from reading a Wikipedia article and looking at the perldoc documentation, but Learning Perl taught my some very useful things that I would have never found alone splicing, nongreedy regexes, just to name a few.

Schwartz print “Just another Perl hacker”; the original! It’s a very well writting programming book. You might start using Perl because you need it, but you’ll continue to use it because you love it.

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Burke chromatic Adam Kennedy brian d foy Jesse Vincent. Definitely something to read if you want to program in Perl.

Here are just some of the topics covered: If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you. It made me proud of myself, and that sense of accomplishment is still a main driving force to this pero. I’ve actually read this in russian.


Contains various perls of wisdom you should need for this language. This was my first real programming book not counting others that I bought but never got far enough it to really make a difference. See it at O’Reilly’s site. I’m slowly working through it–it didn’t take lo In the quest to broaden my technical skills or ‘layoff insurance’ as I like to call itI’ve opted to learn programming.

Why Use a Hash? Schwartz A blog about the Perl programming language. Sfhwartz book is a really good introduction to the language.

I found the TOC Table of Contents to be very well done and schwzrtz e-book version had links to the proper sections. Hashes What Is a Hash? Fifthly, there are examples, echwartz terrific in their own right. Aug 09, Vitor Capela rated it really liked it. The text explains concepts scjwartz, and the end-of-chapter exercises are designed to reinforce what you’ve just learned, integrating with anything you learned earlier, and also to stretch your imagination.

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Another book moved to the Read shelf even though I haven’t read it all the way through yet. The first edition was authored solely by Randal L. While shwartz talking about the basics, it’s still worth reading, as what can seem very clear to you in other programming languages, would probably be so hard to understand in perl.

The second edition was coauthored with Tom Christiansen and the third edition was coauthored with Tom Phoenix. Also, as an official apology: Book Description Popularly known as “the Llama,” Learning Perl is the book most programmers rely on to get started with this versatile language.


Jul 12, Kent Frazier rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Apr 17, Dp4s added it.

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The authors demonstrated their deep understanding of Perl with sense of humor. And any programmer knows how important order is.

Its a definite must for anybody wanting or needing to learn Perl. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more. With Safari, you learn the way you radnal best.

Return to Book Page. In the quest to broaden my technical skills or ‘layoff insurance’ as I like to ranal itI’ve opted to learn programming. While it’s talking about the basics, it’s still worth readi The book can be good as an introduction to the basics of perl programming but it doesn’t mention a lot of the OOP related features in perl. Apr 16, Brad Wolfe rated it it was amazing.

Search this blog Search. Now, if you’re wondering how we can say that we’ve enjoyed writing it in the past tense when we’re still on the first learnjng, that’s easy: