By Jon Orwant
The Perl Journal (TPJ) did whatever such a lot print journals aspire to, yet few be successful. inside a awesome couple of minutes, TPJ bought a cult-following and have become the voice of the Perl group. each critical Perl programmer subscribed to it, and each amazing Perl guru jumped on the chance to jot down for it. again concerns have been swapped like buying and selling playing cards. now not in print structure, TPJ continues to be the necessary spirit of Perl--a e-book for and by means of Perl programmers who see enjoyable and sweetness in an admittedly quirky little language.Games, Diversions, and Perl Culture is the 3rd 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 correct) articles released in TPJ over its five years of booklet and immortalized them into 3 volumes.The forty seven articles integrated during this quantity are easily the very best Perl articles ever written at the matters of video games, diversions, and the original tradition of this close-knit neighborhood, via the superior Perl authors and coders. Games, Diversions & Perl Culture makes a speciality of interesting subject matters that make Perl clients such lovers concerning the language. you can find the entire playful positive factors TPJ provided through the years, together with the Obfuscated Perl Contests, Perl Quiz indicates, humor articles, and popular one-line recipes. The ebook additionally encompasses a panoply of quirky purposes of Perl, together with genetic algorithms, domestic automation, song programming, and a whole part on traditional language processing.This anthology is an unequalled compendium of Perl lore.