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Higher-Order Perl: Transforming Programs with Programs

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Most Perl programmers were originally trained as C and Unix programmers, so the Perl programs that they write bear a strong resemblance to C programs. However, Perl incorporates many features that have their roots in other languages such as Lisp. These advanced features are not well understood and are rarely used by most Perl programmers, but they are very powerful. They c ...more
Paperback, 600 pages
Published March 28th 2005 by Morgan Kaufmann Publishers (first published January 1st 2005)
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Sep 03, 2007 Jack rated it 4 of 5 stars
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I end up using the techniques in Python more often than in Perl, there are some stupid Perl tricks but a lot of this is just good design ideas. Highly recommended to all Perl programmers.

Crammed this book in preparation for a job interview. Full of examples of applying functional programming to perl programming and has given me some ideas…
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Roger was nice enough to loan it to me for a couple months. It is heavy reading, but fascinating. I have to remind myself to play with Local Propagated Networks...
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Higher Order Perl, by Mark Jason Dominus. Loved it; not the usual rehash of Perl 101 masquerading as an "advanced" book.
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