I would highly recommend this book to anyone who has worked through a beginning Perl book. Read the whole book, appendix first. -- Jerry Kassebaum, Perl Monks "Beginning Perl Web Development: From Novice to Professional" introduces you to the world of Perl Internet application development. This book tackles all areas crucial to developing your first web applications and includes a powerful combination of real-world examples coupled with advice. Topics range from serving and consuming RSS feeds, to monitoring Internet servers, to interfacing with e-mail. You'll learn how to use Perl with ancillary packages like Mason and Nagios. Though not version specific, this book is an ideal read if you have had some grounding in Perl basics and now want to move into the world of web application development. Author Steve Suehring emphasizes the security implications of Perl, drawing on years of experience teaching readers how to "think safe," avoid common pitfalls, and produce well-planned, secure code.Suehring, Steve is the author of 'Beginning Perl Web Development From Novice to Professional', published 2005 under ISBN 9781590595312 and ISBN 1590595319.