Sweet Mother of Perl!

Matt Nelson matt at frozenatom.com
Wed Mar 4 22:08:46 MST 2009


Thanks Matthew, sounds like these two are defiantly worth looking at.  I
always hated the whole "For Dummies" books, but I'll take a look.

On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 9:46 PM, Matthew Walker <mwalker at kydance.net> wrote:

>
> On Wed, March 4, 2009 9:40 pm, Matt Nelson wrote:
> > P.S. If I buy a book based on your recomendations and I don't like it YOU
> > WILL HEAR ABOUT IT!  jk.  For what it's worth I am more of a visual
> learner,
> > and learn by examples.
>
> First, I must recommend the Perl Cookbook. It has served me very well, and
> is a great
> resource for those of us who learn by example.
>
> Secondly, in all seriousness, when I was just starting with Perl, I got a
> great deal of
> value out of Perl For Dummies. I lied in my job interview about whether I
> knew perl, and
> bought PFD on the way home. By the time work started, I was competent
> enough to not rock
> the boat. :) (Admittedly, already being fluent in two or three other
> languages made that
> a LOT easier)
>
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> Matthew Walker
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