Slash Boxes
NOTE: use Perl; is on undef hiatus. You can read content, but you can't post it. More info will be forthcoming forthcomingly.

All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

The Fine Print: The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. We are not responsible for them in any way.
More | Login | Reply
Loading... please wait.
  • Hopefully this book is substantially different from Lincoln Stein's excellent Network Programming With Perl []. Just from the description it seems like there's a heck of a lot of overlap, though the new book seems more focussed on teaching general concepts, using Perl as a teaching tool.
    • Lincoln Stein's book is incredibly well written. And I am happy to see that another book has been published about perl & network programming.
      • I agree - Lincoln's book is great. It it my hope that Perl programmers serious about network programming would have a copy of both Lincoln's and my book on their Perl bookshelf. Let's face it: I'd be a nut to try and compete directly with Lincoln. That's why I stated in an earlier reply that I feel my book complements his. There is a certain amount of unavoidable overlap, but we both cover topics (in some detail) that the other doesn't.

        I'm pleased you welcome another book in this area. I hope you fin