Can you recommend a book for perl/cgi?
worik at noggon.co.nz
Fri Dec 6 15:58:00 CST 2002
On Thu, 2002-12-05 at 14:29, Doug Hendricks wrote:
> Hello, Wellington.
> I've been using Perl 5, both OO and non-OO, for a few years now and am fairly confident.
> I know *nothing* about web programming -- I use Perl as a general-purpose application language and for scripting.
> I may need to upskill to server-side web programming soon, maybe mostly cgi stuff (not sure yet).
> What modern books can you recommend?
> I have a comp-sci/engineering background, so dense/academic books are acceptable (but not required).
> I am already interested in "Writing CGI Applications with Perl" by Meltzer and Michalski. Is it good?
I have the O'Reilly book 'CGI Programming with Perl' 2nd. ed. and I
think it is very good. It is quite basic, but server side web
programming, if it is any good, is very basic.
I also recomend (a bit dated now) The Perl Cookbook published by O'Reily
too. But you probably have that one ;-)
> Sincerely yours,
> Doug Hendricks
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