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Perl Language Reference Manual
by Larry Wall and others
Paperback (6"x9"), 724 pages
ISBN 9781906966027
RRP £29.95 ($39.95)

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Examples

$str =  "\xDF";      # $str is not in UTF-8 format.
$str =~ /^\w/;       # No match, as $str isn't in UTF-8 format.
$str .= "\x{0e0b}";  # Now $str is in UTF-8 format.
$str =~ /^\w/;       # Match! $str is now in UTF-8 format.
chop $str;
$str =~ /^\w/;       # Still a match! $str remains in UTF-8 format.
ISBN 9781906966027Perl Language Reference ManualSee the print edition