Learning Perl Student Workbook

Learning Perl Student Workbook

by brian d foy
     
 

If you’re a programmer, system administrator, or web hacker just getting started with Perl, this workbook helps you gain hands-on experience with the language right away. It’s the perfect companion to the 6th Edition of Learning Perl (known as “the Llama”), which is based on the popular introductory Perl course taught by the book’s

Overview

If you’re a programmer, system administrator, or web hacker just getting started with Perl, this workbook helps you gain hands-on experience with the language right away. It’s the perfect companion to the 6th Edition of Learning Perl (known as “the Llama”), which is based on the popular introductory Perl course taught by the book’s authors since 1991.

The first half of this workbook presents the exercises, with answers in the second half. The material covers Perl up to version 5.14.

Topics include:

  • Scalar Data
  • Lists and Arrays
  • Subroutines
  • Input and Output
  • Hashes
  • Regular Expressions
  • Control Structures
  • Perl Modules
  • File Tests
  • Directory Operations
  • Strings and Sorting
  • Smart Matching
  • Process Management
  • Some Advanced Perl Techniques
  • Databases

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781449328078
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/30/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
164
Sales rank:
940,382
File size:
4 MB

Meet the Author

brian d foy has been an instructor for Stonehenge Consulting Services since 1998, a Perl user since he was a physics graduate student, and a die-hard Mac user since he first owned a computer. He founded the first Perl user group, the New York Perl Mongers, as well as the Perl advocacy nonprofit Perl Mongers, Inc., which helped form more than 200 Perl user groups across the globe. He maintains the perlfaq portions of the core Perl documentation, several modules on CPAN, and some stand-alone scripts. He's the publisher of The Perl Review, a magazine devoted to Perl, and is a frequent speaker at conferences including the Perl Conference, Perl University, MarcusEvans BioInformatics '02, and YAPC. His writings on Perl appear in The O'Reilly Network, The Perl Journal, Dr. Dobbs, and The Perl Review, on use.perl.org, and in several Perl usenet groups.

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