July 2010 Archives
I decided to write another Perl book this week since I couldn't go to OSCON. Well, by "write", I mean update Student Workbook for Learning Perl, which I first wrote in February 2005, when Learning Perl was still in its third edition. I hadn't really thought about it too much, but this is the first Perl book I published. After awhile you lose track of the timeline, I guess.
I've actually been slowly working on this for awhile, so most of the work was porting what I had in Microsoft Word—which O'Reilly was using at the time …
- chromatic (Modern Perl, Perl Testing: A Developer's Notebook, Perl Hacks, Extreme Programming Pocket Guide)
- brian d foy (…
I don't want to give this away in this post, but see if you can suss out this problem:
my $value = 200 * 1.15; # 230 print "Value is [$value]\n"; # Value is  my $result = $value % 5; # 4
When you give up, read my answer on O'Reilly Answers.
If you have some hard-copy issues of The Perl Journal (Jon Orwant's magazine), I'd like to trade you something for them, whether that's money or something else. I'd especially like to take a complete set off someone's hands. Send me some email if you have some you want to get rid of.