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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It is very difficult to write a book like this. This article has multiple issues. My library Help Advanced Book Pefl. Perl has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question: Multimethod available from your local Cinway mirror. Don’t forget there are tutorials here too. Graphics Programming with Perl. The Perl Gods never went back into the compiler and added a bunch of new syntax diagrams. Mal Roberts rated it liked it Jul 31, Damian’s book, while somewhat obsolete in terms of the technology used, says much more about object orientation in general, its principles and why.

Don’t worry if you don’t know what these things are; Chapter 1 is about jargon. The following chapters are about inheritance, polymorphism, and how to construct classes automatically. Paperbackpages. Trivia About Object Oriented P November Learn how and when to remove this template message.

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Paul Hosler rated it it was amazing Aug 13, C in Depth, Fourth Edition. Inflect and in he won his second “Larry” for his Coy. Retrieved from ” https: He is an effective teacher, an accomplished writer, and the author of several popular Perl modules. Mike rated it really liked it Dec 13, Account Options Sign in.

How do Conwwy use this? Archived from the original on 26 May Damian Conway is a talented technical writer and an excellent teacher See also the OP. James rated it it was amazing Aug 17, Blessing arrays and scalars.

Later chapters that delved into various cpan packages became less useful to me.

Which is best book to start learning Object Oriented Perl?

A jacketing tie required. This book may be a little dated now–and good luck finding a decent price on a used copy–but learning from Damian is the way to go. Perl fanatics; coders wanting OOP experience.

Return to Book Page. Richard Hoffbeck rated it liked it May 23, I first started to get OOP in Donway reading this book.

If you are still writing a lot of Perl apps, this is a must have. Which is best book to start learning Object Oriented Perl?

Object Oriented Perl: A Comprehensive Guide to Concepts and Programming Techniques

And you will also able to interpret to some extent error and debug messages when things will inevitably go wrong for some reason. Learn how and when to remove these template messages.

Lists with This Book. Gregg Martinson rated it really liked it Jun 29, Andrew Main rated it really liked it Sep 29, Thus, it offers a much-needed resource for persons new to Perl, as well as new and valuable insights and techniques for even the most accomplished Perl programmers.


Archived copy as title link. For beginners, the book starts with straightforward, simple things, including an explanation of OO terminology and a fifty-page summary of Perl syntax and semantics, then follows with a simple example of a class using blessed hashes. There are some small problems. Automating class creation 8. So, which book is best for me to start learning Object Oriented Perl?

Manning- Computers – pages. 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. The book moves from the very simplest applications through advanced applications such as generic programming, multiple dispatch, and object-oriented persistence.

Untilhe was also an adjunct associate professor in the Faculty of Information Technology at Monash University. In the end, it’s a very useful book for those who are tied to perl, but I’ve since moved to ruby for objected oriented designs so the book became less useful to damizn. Chromatic’s book teaches the modern way of doing it.