Sweet Mother of Perl!

Matt Nelson matt at frozenatom.com
Mon Mar 9 13:59:01 MDT 2009


Thanks all for your suggestions they really helped a lot.  I'm planning on
purchasing a few books tonight based on your suggestions... now where do I
pickup this "LSD" you speek of :-)

Thanks again,
-Matt

On Mon, Mar 9, 2009 at 12:14 PM, Dan Hanks <danhanks at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 10:40 PM, Matt Nelson <matt at frozenatom.com> wrote:
> > Can I get some recommendations on a good perl book?
> >
> > I'm looking for something that gives examples mainly related to
> interfacing
> > with the linux system, ie: doing what most do in bash, but in perl, file
> > access, working with files, renaming and other regex related tasks.  Also
> I
> > would like one that sticks mostly to using packages that are included in
> the
> > standard perl install.
>
> Perl for System Administrators (by O'Reilly) may cover these topics
> well. I'd second the Perl CookBook, and, given you're already familiar
> with other languages, the Camel (Programming Perl) would probably be a
> good fit (you could probably skip the Llama). Perl in a Nutshell is a
> decent reference as well.
>
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