Web, Graphics & Perl TK: Best of the Perl Journal

Web, Graphics & Perl TK: Best of the Perl Journal

Jon Orwant

In its first 5 years of lifestyles, The Perl Journal (TPJ) turned the voice of the Perl neighborhood. each severe Perl programmer subscribed to it, and each impressive Perl guru jumped on the chance to write down for it. TPJ defined severe Perl subject matters and verified Perl's application for fields as assorted as astronomy, biology, economics, AI, and video games. again concerns have been hoarded, or swapped like buying and selling playing cards. now not in print structure, The Perl Journal is still a proud and undying success of Perl in the course of one among its most enjoyable sessions of development.

Web, pix & Perl/Tk is the second one quantity of The better of the Perl Journal, compiled and re-edited through the unique editor and writer of The Perl Journal, Jon Orwant. during this sequence, we have now taken some of the best (and nonetheless suitable) articles released in TPJ over its 5 years of booklet and immortalized them into 3 volumes.

The 40 articles incorporated during this quantity are easily the very best Perl articles ever written at the matters of portraits, the net, and Perl/Tk, via the superior Perl authors and coders.

Much of Perl's luck is because of its services for constructing websites; the internet part covers well known issues equivalent to CGI courses, mod_perl, spidering, HTML parsing, safeguard, and content material administration. The portraits part is a seize bag of suggestions, starting from uncomplicated graph new release to ray tracing and real-time video digitizing. The Perl/Tk part indicates you the way to exploit the preferred Perl/Tk toolkit for constructing graphical functions that paintings on either Unix/Linux and home windows with no unmarried change.

Written through twenty-three of the main favourite and prolific contributors of the closely-knit Perl group, together with Lincoln Stein, Mark-Jason Dominus, Alligator Descartes, and Dan Brian, this anthology does what no different booklet can, giving certain perception into the real-life purposes and robust ideas made attainable by means of Perl.

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