Learning Perl the Hard Way

Free book “Learning Perl the Hard Way” by Allen B. Downey. This free perl book is for people who already know how to program in another language, but don’t know Perl.

It gets through the basics as quickly as possible. And it emphasizes good programming style in Perl. In presenting Perl features, there are examples that are interesting in their own right, and that encourage the reader to explore Perl’s features.


  • Arrays and Scalars
  • Regular expressions
  • Hashes
  • Objects
  • Modules
  • Callbacks and pipes

Book Details

Author(s): Allen B. Downey
Format(s): PDF
File size: 328 KB
Number of pages: 69
Link: Download.

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