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Wednesday December 13, 2006
02:49 PM

Review of "Perl in a Nutshell" 2nd edition

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This journal entry is my working draft for eventually submitting a review as a story. My thesis is that this book is a solid addition for any Perl coder's bookshelf. Why?
-someone with experience in another language could pick this book and be productive fairly quickly
-plenty of useful code snippets
-section with usage summary for all of the standard modules
-sections on CGI gives you more than just what's in but form a good intro to CGI in general
Book details
Title: Perl in a Nutshell
by Stephen Spainhour, Ellen Siever, Nathan Patwardhan Second Edition: June 2002
Series: In a Nutshell
ISBN 10: 0-596-00241-6
ISBN 13: 9780596002411
Pages: 760
Current price at $39.95
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