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Programming Perl

Programming Perl

Author: Larry Wall; Tom Christiansen; Jon Orwant
Publisher: Beijing ; Cambridge, Mass. : O'Reilly, 2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
Perl is a powerful programming language that has grown in popularity since it first appeared in 1988. The first edition of this book, Programming Perl, hit the shelves in 1990, and was quickly adopted as the undisputed bible of the language. Since then, Perl has grown with the times, and so has this book. Programming Perl is not just a book about Perl. It is also a unique introduction to the language and its  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wall, Larry.
Programming Perl.
Beijing ; Cambridge, Mass. : O'Reilly, 2000
(DLC) 00055799
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Wall; Tom Christiansen; Jon Orwant
ISBN: 0596000278 9780596000271 9780596153670 0596153678 9781449391119 1449391117
OCLC Number: 50637579
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxxiii, 1067 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: An overview of Perl --
Bits and pieces --
Unary and binary operators --
Statements and declarations --
Pattern matching --
Subroutines --
Formats --
References --
Data structures --
Packages --
Modules --
Objects --
Overloading --
Tied variables --
Unicode --
Interprocess communication --
Threads --
Compiling --
The command-line interface --
The Perl debugger --
Internals and externals --
Security --
Common practices --
Portable Perl --
Plain old documentation --
Perl culture --
Special names --
Functions --
The standard Perl library --
Pragmatic modules --
Standard modules --
Diagnostic messages --Glossary --
Responsibility: Larry Wall, Tom Christiansen & Jon Orwant.
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This text provides an introduction to the Perl programming language and its culture. This third edition has been expanded to cover Version 5.6 of Perl. New topics include threading, the compiler, and  Read more...


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