Think Perl 6: How to Think Like a Computer Scientist is an introduction to computer science and programming intended for people with little or no experience. This aim of this book is not primarily to teach Perl 6, but instead to teach the art of programming, using the Perl 6 language.
Topics included: The Way of the Program • Variables, Expressions and Statements • Functions • Loops, Conditionals, and Recursion • Fruitful Subroutines • Iteration • Strings • Case Study: Word Play • Arrays and Lists • Hashes • Case Study: Data Structure Selection • Classes and Objects • Regexes and Grammars • Functional Programming in Perl • Some Final Advice.
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Publisher: Green Tea Press
Published: May 2017
File size: 1.30 MB
Number of pages: 431
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