Handbook about perl language
tony at baechler.net
Wed Mar 12 16:55:28 UTC 2008
Jean Frontin wrote:
> I'm looking for a book about perl but I should want an html or a text
There are a couple of options. Your best bet is probably Bookshare.
Yes, I know they don't offer most books internationally, but they do
offer the O'reilly books. O'reilly has several books on perl, including
for learning and programming. The problem is that they are in DAISY so
you would have to convert them with a browser to plain text or rename
the xml file to give it an extension of html. I routinely convert books
to plain text with Links, but Lynx works reasonably well. I haven't
Your second option is http://empowermentzone.com/ and search for perl.
I can't guarantee the legality or completeness of what you'll find but
there used to be some perl books there in plain text. They might be
very old though which is why I suggested the first option. You might
also try: http://www.oreilly.com/ in case they put it online for browsing.
Finally, there's of course Google or the docs that come with perl. Try
"man perldoc" or "perldoc perldoc" and similar combinations once it's
installed. That's basically plain text with some markup.
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