Advanced Perl Programming. By Sriram Srinivasan; ISBN , pages. First Edition, August (See the catalog page for this book.). Advanced Perl Programming has ratings and 1 review. Sopan said: I learned almost all my programming from this book. Helpful not only to learn advance. Note that this is a review of the first edition of Advanced Perl Programming. It has subsequently been updated by a different author (Simon.

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The loss of static syntax checking means advancedd technique is often hard to debug and can cause surprising runtime errors. Tanton Gibbs rated it really liked it Nov 25, Nevertheless, the first edition is still a very valuable book. You will learn what the different Perl features were thought for, and how and when to make good use of them.

Whether your knowledge of Perl is casual or deep, this book will Reading this book will definitely increase your knowledge of Perl. This book contains information on aspects of Adbanced that are not often dealt with elsewhere. Sven rated it really liked it Apr 30, References to this work on external resources.

That’s followed by an overview of modules and object-oriented programming in Perl. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Note that this is a review of the first edition of Advanced Perl Programming. Similar problems plague the chapter on persistence, which develops the concept from basics that most programmers reading an advanced book no longer need, and which has been rendered mostly obsolete by further developments in the Perl module ecosystem.


Advanced Perl Programming

Amna Ali rated it it was amazing Aug 29, Data structures also fare poorly, partly because Srinivasan is still happy to use symbolic references, now considered bad style due to lack of compile-time checking.

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It gave me the insights and concepts needed to be effective in developing production worthy code. This book will help you understand the motivation behind the design of perl.

PDF rated it really liked it Jul 23, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Major topics covered include: Ralf rated it it was amazing Oct 16, Furthermore, it sets Perl in the context of a larger environment, giving you the background you need for dealing with networks, databases, and GUIs.

Srinivasan expresses his belief that to be really great at using prograkming language, you should know how it is implemented. Read reviews that mention data structures advanced perl object oriented perl programming programming perl complex data learning perl code generation computer science book provides mastering regular larry wall camel book advanced topics perl cookbook object persistence oriented perl considered advanced much better perl programmers.


Project Gutenberg 0 editions. If you run across it in a library, there are a few chapters that are still worth reading, but by and large if you know enough Perl to know where to be careful of landmines due to changes in Perl since the book was written, you also know enough Perl to not really need this book.

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. One is the comparisons to the approaches of other languages srinivsan the end of most chapters. My library Help Advanced Book Search. See all 49 reviews. The companion for the camel book. Referring to Existing Variables. The examples here are also missing the focus on use strictwarnings, and avoiding special variables and unusual constructs that you see in more recent Perl books. Add both to Cart Add both to List. Here you can learn the complex techniques for production-ready Perl srirma.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Charles Stross called Advanced Perl Programming ‘s sections on networking and object-oriented programming “well-nigh indispensable”.