What are the best ways to learn Perl?

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    #1Learn Pearl

    Learn Pearl

    Learn Pearl is a website for the programming language itself which was created in 2002. This site includes an introduction to Perl, modules, documentation, and tutorials. It also teaches how to resolve DNS and process configuration files.

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    Free

    Evelyn Romero
    Written on July 24, 2018
    "If you want to learn everything about Perl, this is the site that you should go. "
  2. 11

    #2Learning Perl

    Learning Perl

    Learning Perl is a computer programming book written by Randal L. Schwartz, Tom Phoenix, and Brian D. Foy. Published in 1993, it is also known as the llama book which includes variable types, subroutines, and third-party modules. 

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    Judy Ward
    Written on July 24, 2018
    "This book was written by three people who are experts in Perl. All my basic knowledge about it came from them. "
  3. 9

    #3Geekuni

    Geekuni

    Geekuni is a website for learning Perl which offers web development courses and certification. By signing up first, it will give a free access to articles, tutorials, and tips for individuals, professionals, and corporate programmers. 

    Websites

    $39.95- Varies by plan

    Joe Green
    Written on July 24, 2018
    "A reasonable price since I tried a monthly plan for this. But after registration, I already gained access for tutorials for free. "
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    #4Perl by Example

    Perl by Example

    Perl by Example is a computer programming book written by Ellie Quigley. First published in 1994 by Prentice Hall, this reference book contains tutorials for professionals that teaches comparison of C programming language and UNIX shells. 

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    Vihaan Patel
    Written on July 24, 2018
    "When I was just a computer programming student, this was my reference book. It clears all my doubts about Perl. "
  2. 7

    #5Learn-Perl.org

    Learn-Perl.org

    Learn-Perl.org is a website for beginners and professional programmers. It contains an introduction about Perl, its variables, types, loops, and subroutines. Tutorials are also provided by this site. 

    Websites

    Free

    Susan Barrett
    Written on July 24, 2018
    "Another fantastic website! What I liked the most are the tutorials which are easy to understand. "
  3. 5

    #6Perl for Dummies

    Perl for Dummies

    Perl for Dummies is a computer programming book written by Paul E. Hoffman which was published in 1997. This reference book contains how to use Perl in different operating systems like UNIX, Windows, and Mac. 

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    William Ward
    Written on July 24, 2018
    "As a beginner in Perl, I read this book. It is good since I understand its concepts although I don't have much background in programming. "
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    #7TutorialsPoint: Perl Tutorial

    TutorialsPoint: Perl Tutorial

    This is a free course provided by TutorialsPoint which includes information for the beginner and advanced level. It contains information about subroutines, scalars, arrays, and hashes. A discussion is also provided by this site. 

    Course

    Free

    Leo Huang
    Written on July 24, 2018
    "First of all, this course is free. Good thing my cousin recommended this to me. "
  5. 1

    #8Guru99

    Guru99

    Guru99 is a website which provides free online courses and education including video tutorials to the people who cannot afford to enroll in an institution. 

    Websites

    Free

    Sue Mao
    Written on July 24, 2018
    "I learned many things from this website and Perl is one of them. ;)"

Summary

Best ways to learn Perl
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Learn PearlWebsites 14 Free
2Learning PerlBooks 11 Paid
3GeekuniWebsites 9 Paid
4Perl by ExampleBooks 7 Paid
5Learn-Perl.orgWebsites 7 Free
6Perl for DummiesBooks 5 Paid
7TutorialsPoint: Perl TutorialCourse 4 Free
8Guru99Websites 1 Free
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