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Think Perl 6: How to Think Like a Computer…

Think Perl 6: How to Think Like a Computer Scientist (edition 2017)

by Laurent Rosenfeld (Author)

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The way of the program -- Variables, expressions, and statements -- Functions -- Loops, conditionals, and recursion -- Fruitful subroutines -- Iteration -- Strings -- Case study : word play -- Arrays and lists -- Hashes -- Case study : data structure selection -- Classes and objects -- Regexes and grammars -- Functional programming in Perl -- Some final advise -- Solutions to the exercises Want to learn how to program and think like a computer scientist? This practical guide gets you started on your programming journey with the help of Perl 6, the younger sister of the popular Perl programming language. Ideal for beginners, this hands-on book includes over 100 exercises with multiple solutions, and more than 1,000 code examples so you can quickly practice what you learn. Experienced programmers—especially those who know Perl 5—will also benefit. Divided into two parts, Think Perl 6 starts with basic concepts that every programmer needs to know, and then focuses on different programming paradigms and some more advanced programming techniques. With two semesters’ worth of lessons, this book is the perfect teaching tool for computer science beginners in colleges and universities. --Amazon… (more)
Title:Think Perl 6: How to Think Like a Computer Scientist
Authors:Laurent Rosenfeld (Author)
Info:O'Reilly Media (2017), Edition: 1, 466 pages
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