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by Randal L. Schwartz, Tom Phoenix, and brian d foy O’Reilly Media, Inc. Learning Perl, the image of a llama, and related trade dress are. Learning Perl, also known as the llama book, is a tutorial book for the Perl programming language, and is published by O’Reilly Media. The first edition ( ) was authored solely by Randal L. Schwartz, and covered Perl. Learning Perl Master Course (video) now available. By Randal L. Schwartz on September 16, PM. The Learning Perl book (“Llama book”) is the.

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As quickly as my need to learn Perl arose, it diminished and disappeared.

Learning Perl, 6th Edition

However, that book wouldn’t have made any sense to me without reading this book first. This is a solid introduction, but randdal cover enough material to help me with my legacy software project.

And thanks to this selfsame worthy tome, it did so excellently. Jan 11, Amit Saurav rated it really liked it Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. So up with PERL!!!!!!!! I’ve only used perl like 3 times in my whole life and have written maybe 2 lines ever though, so maybe this book scared me straight?

Learning Perl by Randal L. Schwartz

Seeing as I am predominately a web programmer, this is fantastic. This was definitely the right book for me at the time. Fine-tune your web development skills with this updated book”.


With Learning Perl, within a few hours I had a little program reading inputs and writing files.

This review was written by my son and husband who used this book extensively. Popularly known as “the Llama,” Learning Perl is the book most programmers rely on to get started with this versatile language.

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Refresh and try again. Unlike Programming Perlthis book is aimed at computer programmers new to Perl.

Secondly, Larry Wall, the creator of Perl, linguist quite interesting… a linguist creating a programming languageand employee of O’Reilly Media is co-author of this book, which is considered canonical for Perl developers.

The book can be good as an introduction to the basics of perl programming but it doesn’t mention a lot of the OOP related features in perl. I schwwartz reading this book for entertainment and never writing a line of perl. This is, hands down, the best book for learning Perl. At first I thought this book was full of chit-chat with so many footnotes but by the end of it, it helped me really understand the basics of Per. That said, should that need come back, I believe that this is book where I would re-start.

Fifthly, there are examples, quite terrific in their own right. Written by three prominent learnng of the Perl community who each have several years of experience teaching Perl around the world, learing edition has been updated to account for all the recent changes to the language up to Perl 5.


The book has a humorous and example-based learning approach. Jan 06, Kelly added it. Ranfal was my first real programming book not counting others that I bought but never got far enough it to really make a difference. The book includes new exercises and solutions so you can practice what you’ve learned while it’s still fresh in your mind.

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This especially became important as fewer and fewer “groups of 10 or more” popped up for me to present the classic course. Learning Leaening, 6th Edition 25 reviews. Schwartz A blog about the Perl programming language. Highly recommended for anyone who wants to learn about Perl.

Learning Perl

Learning Perlbetter known as “the Randsl book”, starts the programmer on the way to mastery. It’s a very well writting programming book.

learming If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you. Its a definite must for anybody wanting or needing to learn Perl. The New York Times. Hashes What Is a Hash?