Perl Books for RT

Hello,

Does anyone know a good version of Perl to purchase and read with RT Essentials. I know nothing about PERL and I need to learn it - our company is moving towards a Linux atmosphere. Trying to understand how the all works is racking my brain. I’m rather new to Linux – and Perl for that matter. Please. Any assistance would be great.

Thank you,

Eric Chatham

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I found “Teach yourself Perl in 24 hours” to compliment O’Reilly’s
"Learning Perl" very well. I come from a Windows admin side, and knew
NOTHING about Perl. Unfortunately I haven’t been able to give it the
attention it really deserves so I can only do very basic stuff in Perl
and…well…RT ain’t basic J But those two books I found very useful
WHEN put together, on their own, they’re ok.From: rt-users-bounces@lists.bestpractical.com
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Hello,

Does anyone know a good version of Perl to purchase and read with RT
Essentials. I know nothing about PERL and I need to learn it - our
company is moving towards a Linux atmosphere. Trying to understand how
the all works is racking my brain. I’m rather new to Linux – and Perl
for that matter. Please. Any assistance would be great.

Thank you,

Eric Chatham

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Eric,

Do you require a book? I recommend http://learn.perl.org and its online
library (http://www.perl.org/books/library.html).

Enjoy,

Chris

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Hello,

Does anyone know a good version of Perl to purchase and read with RT
Essentials. I know nothing about PERL and I need to learn it – our
company is moving towards a Linux atmosphere. Trying to understand how
the all works is racking my brain. I’m rather new to Linux – and Perl
for that matter. Please. Any assistance would be great.

Thank you,

Eric Chatham

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On Thursday, August 20, 2009 16:58, chris.p.canipe@rrd.com wrote,

Eric,

Do you require a book? I recommend http://learn.perl.org and its online library (http://www.perl.org/books/library.html).

Yes, if possible. It’s going to take me awhile how everything works in RT. Everything I try to get working with it, doesn’t work. I figure if I can purchase a book on Perl and learn it, maybe I could get somewhere with this…too frustrated with this now.

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The book I bought years ago on Perl that I still use for reference today
is the Perl 5 for Dummies. I know, I know, it is a Dummies book; but my
copy of it has been well used.

I’m not a programmer by training or trade, so it is nice to have a
simple reference for the times I do have to hack together a script.

Hope this helps,

Jeremy

Eric Chatham wrote:

Hello,

Does anyone know a good version of Perl to purchase and read with RT
Essentials. I know nothing about PERL and I need to learn it – our
company is moving towards a Linux atmosphere. Trying to understand how
the all works is racking my brain. I’m rather new to Linux – and Perl
for that matter. Please. Any assistance would be great.

I agree with Helmuth Ramirez about “Learning Perl”. No experience with
"Teach Yourself Perl in 24 Hours" but I’ve used other “Teach Yourself
… in 24 hour” books and found them useful in that they take you
step-by-step through the processes.

From what I’ve seen of RT code it is very OO so you should look at one
of the Damien Conway books: “Object Oriented Perl” or “Perl Best
Practices”. And there is “Perl Objects, References, & Modules” by
Randal Schwartz with Tom Phoenix.

And don’t forget to join the Perl Monks (http://perlmonks.org) or a
(local) Perl Users Group with a mailing list.

\||/
Rod

Last edition or any you can buy at a store of Learning Perl

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http://www.masonbook.com/book/On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 12:41 AM, Eric Chathamechatham@broadvox.com wrote:

Hello,

Does anyone know a good version of Perl to purchase and read with RT
Essentials. I know nothing about PERL and I need to learn it – our company
is moving towards a Linux atmosphere. Trying to understand how the all
works is racking my brain. I’m rather new to Linux – and Perl for that
matter. Please. Any assistance would be great.

Thank you,

Eric Chatham


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Best regards, Ruslan.

Roderick A. Anderson wrote 1808 bytes:

I agree with Helmuth Ramirez about “Learning Perl”

Be sure to read “Intermediate Perl” right after that to get you into the
correct state of mind.

Thank you all for the input…I’m going to the bookstore this weekend.

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Another option would be to see if you can convince work to pay for a Safari
books online subscription. I have one through work and find it
indispensable.On 8/21/09 9:27 AM, “Eric Chatham” echatham@broadvox.com wrote:

Thank you all for the input…I’m going to the bookstore this weekend.

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