Re: New to Group
- --- In email@example.com, "rutski89" <rutski89@...> wrote:
>I was able to get the Learn Perl 4th ed. Looks pretty good and easy to
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, 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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> 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 ==
> Good luck and enjoy,
follow. When and where are the PSNY meetings?