Regenerating Perl School

About five years ago I ran a few training courses under the Perl School brand. The idea was simple – if you price training courses cheaply and run them at the weekend then you eliminate the most common reasons why people don’t keep their Perl knowledge up to date. Of course, it’s not quite that […]

Penetration Testing with Perl

I was sent a review copy of Penetration Testing with Perl by Douglas Berdeaux. I really didn’t like it. Here’s the review I’ve been sharing on Amazon and Goodreads. I’ve been wanting to learn a bit about Penetration Testing for a while and as Perl is my programming language of choice this seemed like a […]

Two Books

I’ve recently received review copies of a couple of new books. Here are the reviews of those books that I have submitted to Amazon. Designing the Internet of Things – Adrian McEwen & Hakim Cassimally (Wiley) I’ve been hearing people talking about “the internet of things” for a few years now. And I’ve always meant […]

Perl Books

The Perl community on LinkedIn is fascinating. It’s a great way to see how Perl is perceived and used outside of the echo chamber. And that’s a real eye-opener. Here’s an example. Every few weeks (it seems) someone asks for advice on Perl books.At that point, a few people will jump in with sensible suggestions. […]