Top 10 perl books

Stray Taoist mwk at
Wed Apr 23 15:26:02 BST 2008

On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 02:42:04PM +0100, Dave Cross wrote:
> 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 Adavanced Perl Programming is a bit badly named, more
aptly it is 'Advanced Things To Programme with Perl'. But then again, that is
what you get when it is written by a hand-wringing lefty type. Still, good
book, good bloke.


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