Category Archives: Announcements

Second printing available

Intermediate Perl 2nd edition’s second printing is now available. This contains fixes for almost all of the reported errata, but it otherwise the same content. If you’ve bought your ebook through O’Reilly, you should have it available in your O’Reilly account. Look at your O’Reilly products list. I have the Alpaca under mine and I […]

Get 50% off Perl ebooks, including Intermediate Perl

You can buy Intermediate Perl now, directly from O’Reilly in ebook form. For the next week, you can buy it for 50% off using discount code WKPER5. 50% off Every ebook from O’Reilly is DRM free and come in PDF, ePub, and Mobi formats. If you’ve authorized O’Reilly’s Dropbox app, once you’ll purchase the books […]

Intermediate Perl is available for pre-order

You can now buy Intermediate Perl. I’ve just submitted the final changes and the final publishing bits should finish this week, sending the result to the printers very soon. The book should ship before the end of August. O’Reilly Amazon.com Amazon.co.uk Amazon.ca Amazon.de (in English) If I haven’t listed your favorite bookseller, send a link.

Writing with text-to-speech feedback

As I’m working on the next edition of Intermediate Perl, I’m letting the computer read it back to me. I use Mac::Speech, part of the old Perl Carbon interface. I use this script as a BBEdit Text Filter (although it’s not really filtering anything). I put this in my ~/Library/Application Support/BBEdit/Text Filters/speak_it. When I select […]