Modern Perl

Modern Perl

by chromatic

Take control of your programming with Modern Perl.

Perl programmers solve problems and get things done. Perl’s the secret weapon they reach for when they have to solve a problem right now.

Modern Perl takes that productivity to the next level. Learn the philosophy of Perl to unlock the language’s full power. Explore the best the CPAN has to offer. See how new features of Perl 5.20 and 5.22 will improve your code and help you finish your job faster—and have more fun too.

Sharpen your knowledge of tools and techniques. Hone your skills. Master every advantage Perl has to offer.

When you have to solve a problem right, reach for Modern Perl.

Visit the companion website at Modern Perl Books or read Modern Perl: the Book online.

Electronic Versions

Want to read this book in an electronic format? We’ve made it available in PDF and ePub formats. The HTML version is available at Modern Perl: 2016 online edition. You may also download other electronic versions from PragPub’s Modern Perl page.

Please download and share this book unmodified. (In legalese, these electronic versions are available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.)

Why free?

Why give away the text of this book? Ultimately, we hope that the book is useful. Countless programmers and dabblers will benefit from learning how to program Perl well. We believe we’ll reach more of them by encouraging everyone to share this book than by trying to maximize our profits.

If you do find this book useful, please help us to share it with more people. We welcome reviews in whatever media you like (on Facebook, on Powell’s or B&N or Amazon, on your local Perl Monger mailing list, on tech news sites, wherever!)