Randal Schwartz is the main host and interviewer on FLOSS Weekly. He has authored many books on Perl and is also noted for demonstrating the Schwartzian Transform, a method which improves the efficiency of sorting a list of items with Perl. Schwartz is also known as "merlyn", an internet handle which he maintains. He is a founding board member of the Perl Mongers and a Squeal advocate.
- Programming Perl'
- Learning Perl
- Intermediate Perl
- Learning Perl on Win32 Systems
- Learning Perl Objects, References & Modules
- Effective Perl Programming
- Preface for Object Oriented Perl
- Collected columns in Randal Schwartz's Perls of Wisdom