by Simon Cozens, Peter Wainwright
Publisher: Wrox Press 2000
Number of pages: 700
Perl is an immensely popular scripting language that combines the best features of C, key UNIX utilities and a powerful use of regular expressions. It has a wide range of uses beyond simple text processing and is commonly used for web programming - creating and parsing CGI forms, validating HTML syntax and hyperlinks - as well as e-mail and Usenet news filtering. Perl is increasingly the system administrator's scripting language of choice and is used for file and directory manipulation, database access and a whole range of daily system operator chores.
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by Allen B. Downey - Green Tea Press
The book for people who already know how to program in another language, but don't know Perl. It gets through the basics as quickly as possible, the emphasis is on good programming style in Perl. Object-oriented programming is the center of focus.
by brian d foy - O'Reilly Media
This book isn't a collection of clever tricks, but a way of thinking about Perl programming so you can integrate the real-life problems of debugging, maintenance, configuration, and other tasks you encounter as a working programmer.
by Shishir Gundavaram - O'Reilly
A text for expert programmers, it focuses on the CGI specification down to the details. The book explains what CGI does, describes all CGI methods and environment variables, explains how to port Usenet news to the Web with CGI and more.
by Andrew Shitov - DeepText
This book covers many basic and in-depth topics of Perl and provides the initial knowledge you need to start working with Perl 6. The book does not require previous experience with Perl, although some general understanding of programming is assumed.