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  • phoyola
    ... I was able to get the Learn Perl 4th ed. Looks pretty good and easy to follow. When and where are the PSNY meetings?
    Message 1 of 8 , Oct 1, 2006
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      --- In perlsemny@yahoogroups.com, "rutski89" <rutski89@...> wrote:
      >
      > --- In perlsemny@yahoogroups.com, Paul Oyola <phoyola@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Hi Everyone,
      > >
      > > I was attended the LUG meeting this past Wednesday and heard about
      > this group. I don't know anything about PERL but would love to learn.
      > What book would you suggest to begin. By the way, I'm new to
      > programming too.
      > >
      > > Thanks,
      > >
      > > Paul
      > >
      > >
      > > ---------------------------------
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      > >
      > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > >
      >
      > Hey there Paul,
      >
      > The classic books for learning Perl are "Learning Perl" followed by
      > "Intermediate Perl". These two books will teach you the fundamentals
      > in a reasonably complete manner and they won't bore you to death with
      > too many details.
      >
      > You can follow those two up with "Programming Perl". This is the big
      > fat exhaustively comprehensive book know as "The Camel Book". It covers
      > every feature Perl has to offer and then some.
      >
      > To top it all off you can have a look at "Perl Best Practices". This
      > book does not teach how to program Perl but rather how to program Perl
      > correctly and neatly.
      >
      > I can't attest to whether or not these books are appropriate for
      > complete beginners, but it can't hurt to check out the first one to
      > see for yourself.
      >
      > You can also hang out in #perl on irc.freenode.net, it's the place to
      > go if you want to chat with other Perl programmers.
      >
      > And of course you can always come to the monthly PSNY meetings.
      >
      >
      > == Below are links to the aforementioned books ==
      >
      > http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/learnperl4/
      > http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/intermediateperl/
      > http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/pperl3/
      > http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/perlbp/
      >
      > Good luck and enjoy,
      > Patrick
      >


      I was able to get the Learn Perl 4th ed. Looks pretty good and easy to
      follow. When and where are the PSNY meetings?
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