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Description - Games, Diversions and Perl Culture by Jon Orwant

This is the third volume of "The Best of the Perl Journal", compiled and re-edited by the original editor and publisher of The Perl Journal, Jon Orwant. There are 47 articles included in the book on the subjects of games, diversions, and the unique culture of this close-knit community, by Perl authors and coders. It focuses on entertaining topics that make Perl users such fanatics about the language. You'll find all of the playful features TPJ offered over the years, including the Obfuscated Perl Contests, Perl Quiz Shows, humour articles, and renowned one-line recipes. The book also contains a panoply of quirky applications of Perl, including genetic algorithms, home automation, music programming, and an entire section on natural language processing.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780596003128
ISBN-10: 0596003129
Format: Paperback
(233mm x 180mm x 36mm)
Pages: 570
Imprint: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
Publish Date: 30-May-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jon Orwant

Jon Orwant, a well-known member of the Perl community, founded The Perl Journal and co-authored O'Reilly's bestseller, Programming Perl, 3rd Edition

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