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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This is a very thoughtful book, with several structural techniques that I appreciated and would like to see more technical writers use.

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Sriram has been an enthusiastic user and teacher of Perl for the last six years, and currently teaches a course on advanced Perl programming for the extension program at the University of California at Berkeley.

Referring to Existing Variables. This book will help you understand the motivation behind the design of perl. Using Eval for Efficiency.

Advanced Perl Programming

If I’d read it when I first started with XS, it would have indeed helped. Very good reference for the advanced programmer. Chris rated it really liked it Oct 16, And while nearly srijivasan fiction and most non-fiction doesn’t have a time limit, technical books are more of a problem. References in Other Languages.

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The general Perl topics close with a solid if outdated discussion of tied objects and a somewhat rambling and remarkably general discussion of persistance.


He doesn’t go far enough for me the book Srknivasan probably advsnced was Extending and Embedding Perl by Jenness and Cozens, published five years laterbut I would have been up and running with basic XS much faster by starting here. So you’ve learned Perl, but you’re getting frustrated. That’s followed by an overview of modules and object-oriented programming in Perl. Showing of 49 reviews. Return to Book Page.

The problem with buying lots of books is that one frequently doesn’t read them soon after purchase. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. I wish I’d read this book sriinivasan, since Srinivasan does a great job of basic orientation.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? No trivia or quizzes yet. Embedding Perl The Easy Way. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Unfortunately, this is not the sort of technical book that ages well, and while I did pick up some useful background knowledge and a much better understanding of typeglobs, I mostly read this book because I wanted to salvage some knowledge from a book that sat for far too long on my shelves.

You will learn what the different Perl features were thought for, and how and when to make good use of them. I’d subsequently picked up XS and Perl embedding the hard way: Advanced Perl Programming is something of a grab bag of different and largely unrelated topics. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. I Agree This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and if not signed in for advertising.


Tommy Mcguire rated it really liked it Jul 05, To ask other readers questions about Advanced Perl Programmingplease sign up. 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.

Tanton Gibbs rated it really liked it Nov 25, The loss of static syntax checking means the technique is often hard to debug and can cause surprising runtime errors. Please try again later.

The concepts are aimed towards advanced users, but also it requires an advanced user to know when to say “aha, that’s considered an anti-pattern now” using an eval for flow-control on pageor “aha, that’s a solved problem now” problem with reference counts is solved with Scalar:: There’s really no reason to buy it today, particularly given that a second edition has been published.

Wikipedia in English 2 in books Wikipedia: From my search, it looked better for my needs than the 2nd Edition with same Title, different author.