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Think Perl 6

Think Perl 6

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 exam...
Mastering Linux Shell Scripting

Mastering Linux Shell Scripting

Shell scripting is a quick method to prototype a complex application or a problem by automating tasks when working on Linux-based systems. Using both simple one-line commands and command sequences complex problems can be solved with ease, from text processing to backing up sysadmin tools.In this book, you'll discover everything you need t...
Learning Apache Thrift

Learning Apache Thrift

With modern software systems being increasingly complex, providing a scalable communication architecture for applications in different languages is tedious. The Apache Thrift framework is the solution to this problem! It helps build efficient and easy-to-maintain services and offers a plethora of options matching your application type by ...
Mastering Perl, 2nd Edition

Mastering Perl, 2nd Edition

Take the next step toward Perl mastery with advanced concepts that make coding easier, maintenance simpler, and execution faster. Mastering Perl isn't a collection of clever tricks, but a way of thinking about Perl programming for solving debugging, configuration, and many other real-world problems you'll encounter as a working programmer...
MySQL Cookbook, 3rd Edition

MySQL Cookbook, 3rd Edition

MySQL's popularity has brought a flood of questions about how to solve specific problems, and that's where this cookbook is essential. When you need quick solutions or techniques, this handy resource provides scores of short, focused pieces of code, hundreds of worked-out examples, and clear, concise explanations for programmers who don't...
Getting Started with OpenShift

Getting Started with OpenShift

Intrigued by the possibilities of developing web applications in the cloud? With this concise book, you get a quick hands-on introduction to OpenShift, the open source Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering from Red Hat. You'll learn the steps necessary to build, deploy, and host a complete real-world application on OpenShift, without havi...
Perl One-Liners

Perl One-Liners

Part of the fun of programming in Perl lies in tackling tedious tasks with short, efficient, and reusable code. Often, the perfect tool is the one-liner, a small but powerful program that fits in one line of code and does one thing really well.In Perl One-Liners, author and impatient hacker Peteris Krumins takes you through more than 100 ...
Objective-C Programmer's Reference

Objective-C Programmer's Reference

Objective-C Programmer's Reference provides the tools necessary to write software in Objective-C - the language of choice for developing iOS and OS X applications. Author Carlos Oliveira begins from the basic building blocks of the language. He shows how to create correct and efficient applications by applying your knowledge of object-ori...
Silverlight 5 Animation

Silverlight 5 Animation

Animate Silverlight page navigation. Build and animate Silverlight custom controls. Create animated textures using Perlin noise in Silverlight. Build 3-d animations in Silverlight. Build banner ads in Silverlight. Creating 3-d animations by using a Silverlight subset of XNA functionality allowing adding High Level Shader Language code to ...
Programming Ruby 1.9 & 2.0, 4th Edition

Programming Ruby 1.9 & 2.0, 4th Edition

Would you like to go from first idea to working code much, much faster? Do you currently spend more time satisfying the compiler instead of your clients or end users? Are you frustrated with demanding languages that seem to get in your way, instead of getting the work done? Are you using Rails, and want to dig deeper into the underlying R...
Intermediate Perl, 2nd Edition

Intermediate Perl, 2nd Edition

This book picks up right where Learning Perl leaves off. With Intermediate Perl, you'll graduate from short scripts to much larger programs, using features that make Perl a general-purpose language. This gentle but thorough guide introduces you to modules, complex data structures, and object-oriented programming.Each chapter is small enou...
Programming Perl, 4th Edition

Programming Perl, 4th Edition

Adopted as the undisputed Perl bible soon after the first edition appeared in 1991, Programming Perl is still the go-to guide for this highly practical language. Perl began life as a super-fueled text processing utility, but quickly evolved into a general purpose programming language that's helped hundreds of thousands of programmers, sys...
Beginning Perl

Beginning Perl

Perl is the ever-popular, flexible, open source programming language that has been called the programmers' Swiss army knife. This book introduces Perl to both new programmers and experienced ones who are looking to learn a new language. In the tradition of the popular Wrox Beginning guides, it presents step-by-step guidance in getting sta...
Regular Expressions Cookbook, 2nd Edition

Regular Expressions Cookbook, 2nd Edition

Take the guesswork out of using regular expressions. With more than 140 practical recipes, this cookbook provides everything you need to solve a wide range of real-world problems. Novices will learn basic skills and tools, and programmers and experienced users will find a wealth of detail. Each recipe provides samples you can use right aw...
Introducing Regular Expressions

Introducing Regular Expressions

If you're a programmer new to regular expressions, this easy-to-follow guide is a great place to start. You'll learn the fundamentals step-by-step with the help of numerous examples, discovering first-hand how to match, extract, and transform text by matching specific words, characters, and patterns.Regular expressions are an essential pa...
The Cucumber Book

The Cucumber Book

Matt Wynne and Aslak Hellesoy show you how to express your customers wild ideas as a set of clear, executable specifications that everyone on the team can read. You'll learn how to feed those examples into Cucumber and let it guide your development. You'll build just the right code to keep your customers happy, and not a line more. Althou...
Learning Perl, 6th Edition

Learning Perl, 6th Edition

If you're just getting started with Perl, this is the book you want-whether you're a programmer, system administrator, or web hacker. Nicknamed "the Llama" by two generations of users, this bestseller closely follows the popular introductory Perl course taught by the authors since 1991. This 6th edition covers recent cha...
Perl Pocket Reference, 5th Edition

Perl Pocket Reference, 5th Edition

If you have a Perl programming question, you'll find the answer quickly in this handy, easy-to-use quick reference. The Perl Pocket Reference condenses and organizes stacks of documentation down to the most essential facts, so you can find what you need in a heartbeat.Updated for Perl 5.14, the 5th edition provides a summary of Perl synta...
Developing Web Applications with Apache, MySQL, memcached, and Perl

Developing Web Applications with Apache, MySQL, memcached, and Perl

Adding a cache layer to the popular LAMP stack is becoming the common solution to significantly reduce the load on back-end databases, and also allows for better web application performance. This new caching component is represented by another "m" in LAMMP, which stands for memcached - a high-performance, distributed mem...
Regular Expressions Cookbook

Regular Expressions Cookbook

This cookbook provides more than 100 recipes to help you crunch data and manipulate text with regular expressions. With recipes for popular programming languages such as C#, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, and VB.NET, Regular Expressions Cookbook will help you learn powerful new tricks, avoid language-specific gotchas, and save...

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