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Programming Perl

Unmatched power for text processing and scripting

Adopted as the undisputed Perl bible soon after the first edition appeared in 1991, Programming Perl is still the go-to guide for this highly practical language. Perl began life as a super-fueled text processing utility, but quickly evolved into a general purpose programming language that’s helped hundreds of thousands of programmers, system administrators, and enthusiasts, like you, get your job done.

In this much-anticipated update to "the Camel," three renowned Perl authors cover the language up to its current version, Perl 5.14, with a preview of features in the upcoming...
Recommended by Garry Tan, James Hong, and 2 others.

James HongAll legit OG web people will remember the camel book well... except @pud who somehow did amazing things all using .cfm 😉 (Source)

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