Learning Perl the Hard Way
by Allen B. Downey
Publisher: Green Tea Press 2003
Number of pages: 69
The book that emphasizes good programming style in Perl. Many of the Perl programs I have seen are written in a quick-and-dirty style; I wanted to see if the style I have developed in other languages can translate.
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