Higher-Order Perl: Transforming Programs with Programs
by Mark Jason Dominus
Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann 2005
Number of pages: 592
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. One of these techniques is writing functions that manufacture or modify other functions.
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