Buy Used
+ £2.80 delivery
Used: Good | Details
Sold by rbmbooks
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: Used, good: average wear, reasonable shape, may have limited notes and/or highlighting. Delivered in 10-12 business days from the USA. Money-back guarantee.
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Perl for C Programmers (Learn) Paperback – 26 Jul 2002

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
£57.82 £17.90
click to open popover

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

Product details

  • Paperback: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Sams (26 July 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 073571228X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0735712287
  • Product Dimensions: 17.8 x 2.3 x 22.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 5,414,457 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
    If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Product description


Perl is becoming one of the most common languages used in web development because of its powerful ability for text manipulation. There is a large need for Perl books that clearly explain how to use Perl in terms the reader can understand. The primary audience coming to learn Perl is C and C++ programmers. Perl for C Programmers teaches what's similar and different between Perl and C/C++ and how to then utilize Perl to the fullest.

About the Author

Steve Oualline is the author of many programming and Linux related books. He is a professional software engineer, author, and educator. Currently, he works for a large software company as a quality engineer devising ways to improve the quality and reliability of the code produced by their programmers. Other books by this author include Vi iMproved (vim), 0-7357-1001-5, New Riders, 4/01, Practical C++ Programming, Second Edition, $39.99, O'Reilly, and Practical C Programming, Third Edition, $34.95, 1-5659-2306-5, O'Reilly, 9/97.

Customer reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most helpful customer reviews on 3.9 out of 5 stars 6 reviews
2.0 out of 5 starsQuick-start primer, but seriously lacking details
14 October 2004 - Published on
Verified Purchase
12 people found this helpful.
John Bandy
4.0 out of 5 starsThe book is well-written, and the author was knowledgeable ...
2 August 2014 - Published on
Verified Purchase
4.0 out of 5 starsVery good book for C programmers
30 August 2006 - Published on
Verified Purchase
2 people found this helpful.
Noah Green
5.0 out of 5 starsSpeak Perl with a C Accent
30 April 2003 - Published on
19 people found this helpful.
Corne Smith
5.0 out of 5 starsGood C to Perl translation
3 December 2011 - Published on
One person found this helpful.

Where's My Stuff?

Delivery and Returns

Need Help?