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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Advanced Perl Programming

Refresh and try again. Some chapters, like the one on implementing object persistence, are kind of a review of issues and state-of-the-art.

If you thought Perl was a Swiss army chainsaw before, get ready to find even more gadgets tucked inside. Note that this is a review of the first edition of Advanced Perl Programming.

General Perl users don’t worry about gross internal stuff as much. I learned almost all sdvanced programming from this book. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Advnaced Devine rated it it was amazing Nov 02, It starts with a data structures overview which is mostly about referencescovers typeglobs and the Perl symbol table, briefly discusses closures, and then dives deeper into eval.

The general Perl topics close with a solid if outdated discussion of tied objects and a somewhat rambling and remarkably general discussion of persistance.


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I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? So you’ve learned Perl, but you’re getting frustrated. I’m gonna continue reading it Whether your knowledge of Perl is casual or deep, this book will make you a more accomplished programmer. Comparisons with Other Languages. The companion for the camel book. Charles Stross called Advanced Perl Programming ‘s sections on networking and object-oriented programming “well-nigh indispensable”.

You will emerge from this book a better hacker, and a proud master of Perl. Common terms and phrases accessor methods Adaptor aliases allocated anonymous subroutine array attr attributes AUTOLOAD automatically block button callback called chapter char closures column command compiler contains CPAN create data structures data types database delete dynamic Employee entry error eval event loop example execute filehandle filename foreach function hash table implementation inheritance input insert integer interface invoked Java Jeeves language Larry Wall listbox menu module object object-oriented ObjectTemplate opcode option output package parameters parser parsing Perl Perl’s pointer procedure properties provides Python query reference count regular expression run-time scalar scalar value script scripting language scrollbar server simply socket Software specific stack string subroutine SWIG symbol table syntax template text widget typeglob typemap undef Unix user-defined widget write.

IO Objects and Filehandles.

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Major topics covered include: Since this book is old by computer standards, the descriptions are definitely not state-of-the-art anymore; however, it does provide an interesting time capsule, proyramming the issues discussed are still worth understanding. Practical Programming Through Computer Science. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.


Sven rated it really liked it Apr 30, Or you need to do more complicated error trapping. Kyle Wilson rated it liked it Nov 13, Amna Ali rated it it was amazing Programing 29, But the rest of the book is fairly solid, if limited by age.

Typeglobs and Symbol Tables.

There are significant improvements not only srirxm the standard library but to Perl core functionality that have happened since this book was written. The loss of static syntax checking means the technique is often hard to debug and can cause surprising runtime errors. Add to Your books. That does mean, though, that this is one of the best introductions to symbolic references that you’ll find, since few other Perl programmers discuss them.

You will emerge from this book a better hacker, and a stiram master of Perl.

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And the introduction to modules is adequate but not compelling; most other introductions to object-oriented programming and module construction in Perl are better.

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