Damian Conway is a computer scientist, a member of the Perl community and the author of Object Oriented Perl: A Comprehensive Guide to Concepts and. I am evaluating “Object Oriented Perl” by Damian Conway and Damien’s book teaches the primary methods used prior to Moose and Moo. Programmers who already have basic to intermediate skills in procedural Perl and understand fundamental concepts of object orientation will get a solid.

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There is no single canonical way to use OOP and no book covering all design principles at least for Perl.

Which is best book to start learning Object Oriented Perl?

If you want to really learn OO Perl, start here. Pick up a copy if you find one for a decent price.

He is the author of numerous popular Perl modules, including: How do I go from procedural to object oriented programming? Jan rated it really liked it Oct 12, Paul Hosler rated it it was amazing Aug 13, Implicit generics via polymorphism.

Against my better judgement, I told my wife that I had reviewed a gasp! It may sound almost trivial, but I think the best damiam about this book is the division into sections. No other book covers the topic of object-oriented software development in Perl in such breadth, to such depth, or in such a readable manner. C in Depth, Fourth Edition.


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Eventually you’ll probably also want to pick up and study OO design at a higher level, not specific to just Lbject. The transition from simple things to progressively more complex ones is smooth and even.

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CBC -E ‘say Crypt:: Classical chapter class attributes class method class name Class:: This organization is repeated at the next step down also: Perl fanatics; coders wanting OOP experience.

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FWIWConway ‘s book was a pro-Perl revelation for me and it will open your eyes to possibilities, not just frameworks, even though little of what it presents will be of direct use today. Jan 12, Jeff rated it it was amazing Shelves: The perils of trust. Go buy this book right away.

It is that good! What you need to know first an object-orientation primer 1.

How many stories does it take before you’ve heard them all? PerlMonks was recently assimilated by The Perl Foundation. Books by Damian Conway.

Perl-5 is a language that evolved over a long period of time to become what it now is, and it did so without losing backward compatibility with itself. While I agree with both your posts, I would add that chromatic’s book explains how to do it the modern way Moosebut does not say very much about object orientation in general.


He is also a semi-regular contributor to the Perl Journal. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. So, assuming you’re already mildly familiar with Perl, but don’t know what OOP in general is, I whole-heartily recommend you to read the over-cited book “Object Oriented Perl” by Damian Conway. Richard Hoffbeck rated it liked it May 23, Happy Halma rated it it was ok Jun 18, A jacketing tie required.

But the organization of this book makes it easy: No trivia or quizzes yet. Scott rated it really liked it Dec 23, Inflect and in he won his second “Larry” for his Coy.