Beginning Perl has 16 ratings and 0 reviews. Perl is an immensely popular scripting language that combines the best features of C, key UNIX utilities and. The book promotes the use of Perl as a programming language, encouraging Title Beginning Perl; Authors Simon Cozens; Publisher: Wrox Press; 1st edition. Perl mpanion k Available. Beginning overs. Perl THIRD I want to start by saying thanks to Simon Cozens for writing an excellent book.

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The book promotes the use of Perl as a programming language, encouraging the creation of legible and sensible programs so as to dispel the image of Perl as a confusing and obscure language. Return to Book Page. Paperbackpages. The book does have its good points. Just a moment while we sign you in cozes your Goodreads account. Vahid Shokouhi rated it really liked it Jan 22, So thought its better to put a comment and let all the newbies know.

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I think the most important thing about this book is it’s magical ability to draw you like a magnet. There’s probably room in the market for another good introduction to Perl, but Beginning Perl is not it. Leland rated it smion liked it Mar 25, Sarah added it May 08, See all 14 reviews.


If you were asked to name some publishers of Perl books, Wrox wouldn’t be the first name that springs to mind. Showing of 14 reviews. Miguel Frias marked it as to-read Nov 20, It gets off petl a bad start the first word in chapter 1 should have been “Virtually”, but the “r” has gone missingand doesn’t get much better.

Its been quite a while since the book came out, around year or so, but I still find it quite helpful. Gergely Kis added it Jun 01, I Recommend to anyone that’s into coding. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Once I started reading I couldn’t get my hands off it until I finished. 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 beginnibg operator chores.

No ccozens available Amazon. Sucker4linux marked it eimon to-read Aug 17, Customers czoens bought this item also bought. Share your thoughts with other customers. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I do have Learning Perl and am pretty sure that someone with prior programming knowledge would find it quite fulfilling, but for a newbie like me, Beginning Perl is the way to go.

PerlMonks was recently assimilated by The Perl Foundation. We’ll deduct more points, however, for not even mentioning a certain monastery in the “useful websites” section, and for the large amount of padding. As a relative newcomer to the language, the main question on my mind as I began reading this book was: Read more Read less.


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Here’s how restrictions apply. One person found this helpful. Roberto Hernando marked it as to-read Aug 21, Beiza added it Jan 20, If this does turn out to be something useful, I will come back and amend this review, but it is very unlikely with no linking, and I am irked that this is even being charged for – Amazon customers ought to be paid for even looking at something so undeveloped and primitive, or pull it off the Kindle shelf until it is a real useful item.

I gladly recommend this book to everyone that wants to start learning perl, but don’t stop after reading it, dive deeper into perl. Travis rated it really liked it Oct 26, Perhaps an improved second edition if Wrox are planning one might be. The functions reference and the list of standard modules I can just about live with, but by the time we get to the ASCII character set and the GPL, it feels like being strapped to beginnint chair and being forced to listen to Vogon poetry — you just want to scream “Stop!