This book is another excellent O'Reilly computer book. Aimed at the newcomer to Perl, Learning Perl steps very smoothly through all concepts required to begin programming in Perl quickly. It is one of the best books around for learning Perl programming. The exercises are really aimed at proficiency in Perl syntax and understanding the default available functions and procedures. As such, some of the exercises could be considered trivial. They do however teach Perl syntax and available functions.. Below I've included the problems, thus far, I've had time to work.