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Miller never knew much about viruses, or took them seriously, until a friend got infected and it turned out to be more of a nuisance than he thought. So he decided to write a book about them. And also about spam, since he was annoyed by that, too. Part one is about viruses, and other stuff. There are so many errors in the introduction, chapter one, that I don't know where to start. Since this book is obviously not written for professionals, is it important that it was Fred Cohen, and not Len Adleman, who did the first academic research on viruses? No. Is it important that the book constantly contradicts itself (for example, promoting the idea that virus writers are technically competent, and then pointing out that virus creation kit... Rest of this review on the detail page
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The previous reviewer is out of his gourd. This is the most useful, well written computer book I have ever purchased. The reviews on Amazon are also very positive.
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The book on Perl that experienced Perl programmers have been looking for, Effective Perl Programming explains idiomatic Perl, covering the latest release (Version 5). It includes information and useful examples about the structure, functions, and latest capabilities of the language, such as self-documenting object-oriented modules. Learn from Hall's answers to "real life" questions and problems he receives from newsgroups and his Perl seminars.
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(Pearson Education) A text focusing on the methods and alternatives for designed TCP/IP-based client/server systems and advanced techniques for specialized applications with Perl. A guide examining a collection of the best third party modules in the Comprehensive Perl Archive Network Softcover. DLC: Perl (Computer program language).
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Write error-free programs from development to deployment! This unique resource provides tricks and tips for preventing errors, reducing troubleshooting time, and establishing preventive maintenance techniques. Squash those bugs and deliver clean, smooth-running Perl code.
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