Learning Perl, 6th Edition [Book]Author: Randal L. What has changed? What has changed in between? A lot. The 6th edition covered Perl up to version 5. Of course, the fact that Perl has grown older does not presume that Learning Pearl, 6th edition is largely deprecated.
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We're almost finished with the updates to Learning Perl, 6th Edition. The big changes for this edition are beginner-appropriate features up to Perl 5. I've keep keeping a diary of my progress at www. Now that we are mostly done, it's time for some tech reviewers to catch any lies outright or by omission that we've told. If you've done that for me before and would like to do it again, let me know and we'll make the proper arrangements. In previous editions, we've also let let watch the progress of the book by reading the sources as we worked on them. Since then, we converted to the O'Reilly DocBook system that allows us to turn our work into PDF files that look very close to what the final book will present.
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The range operator has some interesting features to do more numbers, and one of them looks like it has some unintended special cases. A couple of months ago, Hauke D reported some strange behavior with the range operator. Some of this is likely to be clarified in the v5. One part of this is useful and the others are probably surprising. Even though it acts like this, the undesigned feature may disappear.
If you're just getting started with Perl, this is the book you want—whether you're a programmer, system administrator, or web hacker. Nicknamed "the Llama" by two generations of users, this bestseller closely follows the popular introductory Perl course taught by the authors since This 6th edition covers recent changes to the language up to version 5. Perl is suitable for almost any task on almost any platform, from short fixes to complete web applications. Each chapter includes exercises to help you practice what you've just learned. Other books may teach you to program in Perl, but this book will turn you into a Perl programmer.