Introduction to Perl for non-programming Mac folk

Chris Devers chris.devers at
Mon Dec 22 13:47:41 GMT 2008

On Dec 22, 2008, at 8:32 AM, Andy Wardley <abw at> wrote:

> Before I go and write this myself, does anyone know of any online or
> dead-tree resources that give a gentle introduction to using Perl on
> Mac OSX?  I'm working with a couple of web designers who want to learn
> a bit  of Perl, but need a bit of hand-holding when it comes to using
> the command line and other "techy" things.

O'Reilly had a decent line of "Unix for Mac Geeks" books a while back.  
The last edition was for Tiger, and it may be out of print now (???),  
but the basic material still applies now on Leopard, and it covered  
the kind of turf you're talking about.

Chris Devers 

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