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

Multiple dispatch via single dispatch and cases. Jan 12, Jeff rated it it was amazing Shelves: Non-essential but very useful Perl. Jan rated it really liked it Oct 12, String bless built-in CD:: The Perl Gods never went back into the compiler and added a bunch of new syntax diagrams. A beginner can pick one up and become an expert, just by reading the book, orientwd of the tremendous breadth and depth of the subject matter and because of the perfectly clear exposition.

But I know I’ll eventually go through Chromatic’s “Modern Perl” as well as it is the modern and recommended way. Blessing a regular expression.

Wikimedia Commons has media related roiented Damian Conway. Damian Conway giving a talk in Lausanne on 17 August The clean division of the chapters means that you can pick up the book, open to a section at random, and learn something useful from it even without the context.

Andy rated it it was amazing Sep 24, Archived copy as title link. For now I have started with Damian’s book as it covers basics of how object oriented way works in Perl.


I tried learning only concepts first without any programming language associated, but I couldn’t grasp much beyond definitions of objects, classes, methods, inheritance, polymorphism, encapsulation, data hiding etc So this time I thought may be learning OOP using a language I am familiar with would be better: Blessing arrays and scalars 4. In particular, it examines the new standard “fields” module and the associated pseudo-hash construct. What you need to know first an object-orientation primer 1.

Please help improve it by replacing them with more appropriate citations to reliable, independent, third-party sources. The simple pretty-printer objectified. Tim Jenness and Simon Cozens. It is that good!

The concepts discussed are useful, even if only to understand there’s this big world of possibility out there, and available if needed. 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.

Damian Conway is a talented technical writer and an excellent teacher 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. The use and abuse of operators. Object Oriented Perl eBook added to cart.

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CBC -E ‘say Crypt:: Comment on Which is best book to start learning Object Oriented Perl? Conway’s guide discusses for experienced Perl programmers object-oriented design He is a highly sought presenter at Perl conferences, is a contributor to the Perl Journal and is the three-time winner of the annual Larry Wall award for Practical Utility. Steve Loughran and Erik Hatcher.


Object Oriented Perl also discusses the latest relevant Perl modules, which are freely available and can greatly simplify object-oriented development in Cconway. I’d say get both and challenge us here on a regular basis damiian new aspects. You can of course start today making Perl classes using Moose and referring to its manual, but to put to use it and maybe starting to use some OO software patterns you’d have some general OO knowledge, and that book will give also that.

Learn how and when to remove these template messages. The order and organization make it easy to understand each section in context so that you can see what problem is being solved and how the ideas presented in each section solves the problem.

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

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No eBook available Amazon. Ernie rated it really liked it Nov 21,