[Israel.pm] Can anyone comment on "Sams Teach Yourself Perl in21 Days" ?

sawyer x xsawyerx at gmail.com
Sun Mar 15 03:28:11 PDT 2009


If they are legally obtained, they probably need permission from the
author to share them.

On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 12:11 PM, Levenglick Dov-RM07994
<dov at freescale.com> wrote:
>
> If they are legally obtained copies of the books, please upload them
>
>
> Best Regards,
> Dov Levenglick
> SmartDSP OS Development Leader
> -----Original Message-----
> From: perl-bounces at perl.org.il [mailto:perl-bounces at perl.org.il] On
> Behalf Of Berler Chanan
> Sent: Thursday, March 12, 2009 17:59
> To: 'Perl in Israel'
> Subject: Re: [Israel.pm] Can anyone comment on "Sams Teach Yourself Perl
> in21 Days" ?
>
> Depends on how well she needs to know perl and how fast does she needs
> it.
> The basics are there, the simple examples are there.
> I needed this book to review some stuff, but it was tooooooooooooo low
> written for taste.
> But as a quicky reminder of concepts it was not so bad.
>
> PS: if books she wants, I have ~250mb of perl books (in all variations
> and
> flavors) that I can sent /upload to the web
>    For her :-)
> Thanks
> Chanan
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: perl-bounces at perl.org.il [mailto:perl-bounces at perl.org.il] On
> Behalf
> Of Shlomi Fish
> Sent: Thursday, March 12, 2009 5:27 PM
> To: Perl in Israel
> Cc: International Perl Beginners
> Subject: [Israel.pm] Can anyone comment on "Sams Teach Yourself Perl in
> 21
> Days" ?
>
> Hi all!
>
> I've been tutoring someone in Perl 5, and as she wants to learn Perl
> from a
> paperware book, she borrowed the book "Sams Teach Yourself Perl in 21
> Days"
> from her workplace's library, and started reading it. Now, all those "in
> 21
> Days"/"in 24 hours"/"unleashed"/"for Dummies"/etc. books tend to have a
> bad
> reputation among knowledgeable people, so I'd like to know how good this
>
> particular book is, so I won't have to undo the damage if it's bad.
>
> If you've read it, can you comment how good did you find it?
>
> Here's what I've found so far:
>
> 1. The book has a page on books.perl.org: http://books.perl.org/book/98
> .
> There are no reviews, and it received an average rating of 2.2/5 from 6
> votes.
> I also see that it has a second edition released in 2002.
>
> 2. The Amazon.com page is:
>
> http://www.amazon.com/Sams-Teach-Yourself-Perl-Days/dp/0672320355
>
> It received an average rating of 4 stars and mostly positive reviews.
>
> ------------
>
> So any comments on this book will be welcome.
>
> Regards,
>
>        Shlomi Fish
>
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