Top 10 perl books

Dave Cross dave at
Wed Apr 23 14:42:04 BST 2008

Quoting Philip Newton <philip.newton at>:

> On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 11:12 AM, Dave Cross <dave at> wrote:
>>  Perl Cookbook (is oldish but still good)
>>  Advanced Perl Programming
> Any advice on editions?
> I've heard that both of those books are rather different between the
> 1st and 2nd editions.

Second edition on both of them.

The second edition of the Cookbook updated and expanded the existing  
material. As far as I can remember little or nothing that wasn't  
outdated was removed.

The second edition of APP is a pretty major rewrite. Which is good  
because the first edition really wasn't very good.


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