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Perl Medic: Transforming Legacy Code

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by
Peter Scott

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 334 pages

File size: 19.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

If you code in Perl, you need to read this book.—Adam Turoff, Technical Editor, The Perl Review.

Perl Medic is more than a book. It is a well-crafted strategy for approaching, updating, and furthering the cause of inherited Perl programs.—Allen Wyke, co-author of several computer books including JavaScript Unleashed and Pure JavaScript.

Scott’s explanations of complex material are smooth and deceptively simple. He knows his subject matter and his craft-he makes it look easy. Scott remains relentless practical-even the ‘Analysis’ chapter is filled with code and tests to run.—Dan Livingston, author of several computer books including Advanced Flash 5: Actionscript in Action

Bring new power, performance, and scalability to your existing Perl code!

Today’s Perl developers spend 60-80% of their time working with existing Perl code. Now, there’s a start-to-finish guide to understanding that code, maintaining it, updating it, and refactoring it for maximum performance and reliability. Peter J. Scott, lead author of Perl Debugged, has written the first systematic guide to Perl software engineering. Through extensive examples, he shows how to bring powerful discipline, consistency, and structure to any Perl program-new or old. You’ll discover how to:

If you’ve ever inherited Perl code that’s hard to maintain, if you write Perl code others will read, if you want to write code that’ll be easier for you to maintain, the book that comes to your rescue is Perl Medic.On the Web Site

Download all of the book’s sample code from .

If you code in Perl, you need to read this book.—Adam Turoff, Technical Editor, The Perl Review.

Perl Medic is more than a book. It is a well-crafted strategy for approaching, updating, and furthering the cause of inherited Perl programs.—Allen… (more)

If you code in Perl, you need to read this book.—Adam Turoff, Technical Editor, The Perl Review.

Perl Medic is more than a book. It is a well-crafted strategy for approaching, updating, and furthering the cause of inherited Perl programs.—Allen Wyke, co-author of several computer books including JavaScript Unleashed and Pure JavaScript.

Scott’s explanations of complex material are smooth and deceptively simple. He knows his subject matter and his craft-he makes it look easy. Scott remains relentless practical-even the ‘Analysis’ chapter is filled with code and tests to run.—Dan Livingston, author of several computer books including Advanced Flash 5: Actionscript in Action

Bring new power, performance, and scalability to your existing Perl code!

Today’s Perl developers spend 60-80% of their time working with existing Perl code. Now, there’s a start-to-finish guide to understanding that code, maintaining it, updating it, and refactoring it for maximum performance and reliability. Peter J. Scott, lead author of Perl Debugged, has written the first systematic guide to Perl software engineering. Through extensive examples, he shows how to bring powerful discipline, consistency, and structure to any Perl program-new or old. You’ll discover how to:

If you’ve ever inherited Perl code that’s hard to maintain, if you write Perl code others will read, if you want to write code that’ll be easier for you to maintain, the book that comes to your rescue is Perl Medic.On the Web Site

Download all of the book’s sample code from .

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