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However, it’s held up well, and gives excellent advice on how to use Perl to process data. Bob Daniel rated it it was amazing Jan 14, It contains more knowledge than you’d think could fit into a handy pages.

After a bit of research I bought this book last week, I’m just sorry that I didn’t buy it months ago. The book was published inso as far as technology books go, it’s very old. Learn how your comment data is processed. Data Munging with Perl by davorg Chancellor on Feb 08, at Many years ago, I wrote a book called Data Munging with Perl.

Sam rated it liked it Jan 11, Data Munging with Perl by davorg Chancellor on Jun 30, at To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It can mean parsing or filtering data, or the many steps required for data recognition. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


Others musing on the Monastery: Check out past polls. Day-to-day, in the trenches, this is the book that has influenced my own coding more than any other.

Some sort of wiki afterlife for it would be awesome! For any real programmers reading this review, I’ll quote the forward by Damian Conway: David Sewell rated it it was ok Jan 06, I just started learning Perl and I like it very much and also it really encourage newbies seeing such a great community helping others.

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I’d love to get my hands on a copy. So, you can download a PDF of the book from http: Or it can be something as simple as converting hours worked plus pay rates into a salary cheque. Cox rated it really liked it Apr 06, Lists with Munginng Book. For the first time I’m reading a book written by a tangible person, somehow this makes a difference.

J rated it really liked it Oct 11, If you need to work with complex data formats it will teach you how to do that and also how to build your dqta tools to process these formats. Peter Corrigan rated it it was amazing Jan 16, This one enthusiasm of Perl lovers is the only thing mugning keeps me going on no matter what I got out of it in terms of career perspective.



There were some bits, particularly in the early chapters, that talked about general principles that are still as relevant as they were when the book was published. I am about to move house and as part of the process I have thrown out a number of my books on programming.

DMwP is a readable, practical and informative guide to manipulating data using Perl 5. I thought that some of it was still munginy good.

Data Munging with Perl

Don’t refresh or navigate away from the page. Books by David Cross. Also, to be honest, a lot of the witth blurb was written some time ago, when I was spending more time on PerlMonth stuff than on PerlMonks. As long as it’s used with a more modern Perl book, e.

Data Munging with Perl

How many stories does it take before you’ve heard them all? Lucid and practical; every page brims with proven advice.

More importantly the subject is what I do everyday; sometimes it’s fun, I suspect there is potential for it to be more fun.