Using Perl 6
by Jonathan S. Duff, et al.
Number of pages: 135
This book is primarily for people who want to learn Perl 6. It teaches the basics from a Perl 6 perspective, touching on variable interpolation, datastructure use, object construction, threads, closures, symbol tables, and other core features. It then introduces continuations, coroutines, binding, hyper operators that work on lists of data at once, set operators that work on complex datatypes, lightweight multidimensional arrays, etc.
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This books describes and explains Perl (Practical Extraction and Report Language), a scripting language that is usually interpreted and is noted for its extensive use of regular expressions and a large module archive CPAN.
by Geoffrey Sampson - BookBoon
Contents: Introduction; Getting started; Data types; Operators; Branches; Program layout; Built-in functions; Loops; Reading from a file; Pattern matching; Writing to a file; Arrays; Lists; Scalar versus list context; Two-dimensional tables; etc.
by Bradley M. Kuhn - ebb.org
The material covered in this book is designed to prepare the reader to enter the world of Perl programming. This book covers the basic data and control structures of Perl, as well as the philosophies behind Perl programming.
by Simon Cozens, Peter Wainwright - Wrox Press
The book on Perl installation, the language elements - references, regular expressions, modules, and basic applied techniques. It teachese how to write CGI scripts to generate web pages, hot to access databases in Perl, and beyond.