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Perl To Python Migration 2001
by Martin C. Brown
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Perl to Python Migration provides a useful and practical resource for programmers that are currently intermediate or expert in using Perl and who want to migrate to using Python for different programming projects. The book achieves this by first giving the user an overview and refresher of the Perl techniques required before giving the information on using Python to achieve the same result. Examples of both Python and Perl will be available on-line on the author's website.
From the Back Cover
Perl to Python Migration Martin C Brown Are you a Perl programmer who would like to be able to programme in Python? Brimming with a wealth of practical examples and resources this book will show you how. The Book The first section will show you the basic layout and approach of the two languages whilst the second section moves on to the specific differences of using Python data types and objects over Perl variables. The book then moves on to look at the core technologies behind the Python language, including the exception system for handling errors, the class and object orientation system for creating new classes and instances and how to split your program into functions and modules for easier management. All of these basics are treated with respect to peopleâs existing understanding and skills in Perl programming and how they can be leveraged in Python. The last section of the book then looks at specific areas of programming, data manipulation, network communicated, web programming and others to demonstrate to the reader how to make the move from Perl programming to Python programming.
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About the Author
About the author Martin C. Brown has been a programmer and systems manager for eleven years for a variety of organizations, including a university, an ISP, and an advertising agency. He specializes in making computers easier to use and more accessible to people who are not computer literate and in integrating different platforms into the same environment. A full-time author, he spends most of his time writing programming books, despite spending the bulk of his life trying to avoid getting sucked too far into the programming world. Martin is the author of eleven other books, including both the Perl and Python Complete Reference titles and Debugging Perl
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