PERL 5 for Dummies

PERL 5 for Dummies

by Idg Publishing
     
 
Perl is fast becoming the programming language of choice for many wanna-be programmers and systems administrators alike. Find out for yourself why this language is so popular and use Perl 5 For Dummies to begin writing in Perl. You'll see how easy it is to create your own programs in Perl or use any of the hundreds of pre-written programs from the accompanying

Overview

Perl is fast becoming the programming language of choice for many wanna-be programmers and systems administrators alike. Find out for yourself why this language is so popular and use Perl 5 For Dummies to begin writing in Perl. You'll see how easy it is to create your own programs in Perl or use any of the hundreds of pre-written programs from the accompanying CD-ROM. You don't need to know a great deal about programming to get started with Perl -- this book shows you everything!

Inside, find helpful advice on how to:

  • Figure out Perl object-oriented programs

  • Get files from the Internet by using programs you write

  • Write programs that will process files, monitor disk use, and perform other system administration tasks

  • Create exciting CGI programs for a World Wide Web server

  • Discover how quickly you can write in Perl, even if you don't know other programming languages

  • Process databases and other corporate information with ease

  • Find out where the best Perl sites live on the Internet

  • Explore programs written by Perl programmers all over the world on the accompanying CD-ROM

About the CD:

Valuable bonus CD includes:

  • Sample code from the book

  • WinZip 6.2 for Windows

  • StuffIt Expander for Macintosh

  • Tools to create Perl code samples from the Internet!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764500442
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/28/1998
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
380
Product dimensions:
7.33(w) x 9.24(h) x 1.08(d)

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