Perl How to Program / Edition 1

Perl How to Program / Edition 1

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by Harvey M. Deitel, Paul J. Deitel, Tem R. Nieto, D. C. McPhie
     
 

This comprehensive guide to programming with Perl emphasizes the use of the Common Gateway Interface (CGI) with Perl to create powerful dynamic Web content for e-commerce applications. The book begins with a clear and careful introduction to the concepts of structured programming at a level suitable for beginners to programming, and proceeds through

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Overview

This comprehensive guide to programming with Perl emphasizes the use of the Common Gateway Interface (CGI) with Perl to create powerful dynamic Web content for e-commerce applications. The book begins with a clear and careful introduction to the concepts of structured programming at a level suitable for beginners to programming, and proceeds through advanced topics such as references and complex data structures. Topics covered include regular expressions; string manipulation; object-oriented programming; the Perl database interface (DBI); graphics; security; XML; and Web accessibility. Introduces the Python programming language. For readers wanting to learn about Perl/CGI programming and Internet/Web programming.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130284181
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/25/2001
Series:
How to Program Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1057
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.12(h) x 2.21(d)

Table of Contents

(NOTE: Each chapter begins with Objectives, an Outline, and an Introduction and ends with a Summary, Terminology, a summary of all the programming tips in the chapter, Self-Review Exercises, Self-Review Exercise Answers, and Exercises.)

1. Introduction to Computers, the Internet and the World Wide Web.

2. Introduction to Programming in Perl.

3. Control Structures: Part I.

4. Arrays and Hashes.

5. Control Structures: Part II.

6. Subroutines and Functions.

7. Introduction to the Common Gateway Interface (CGI).

8. Regular Expressions.

9. String Manipulation.

10. File Processing.

11. File and Directory Manipulation.

12. Formatted Output.

13. References.

14. Objects.

15. Perl Database Interface (DBI).

16. Session Tracking and Cookies.

17. Web Automation and Networking.

18. Process Control.

19. Security.

20. Complex Data Structures.

21. Graphics and Perl/Tk.

22. Perl and XML: A Web-Based Message Forums Application.

23. Accessibility: Developing for the Disabled.

24. Bonus Chapter: Introduction to HyperText Markup Language 4: Part I.

25. Bonus Chapter: Introduction to HyperText Markup Language 4: Part II.

26. Bonus Chapter: Introduction to Python Programming.

Appendix A: HTML Special Characters.

Appendix B: HTML Colors.

Appendix C: ASCII Character Set.

Appendix D: Operator Precedence Charts.

Appendix E: Number Systems.

Appendix F: Installing Apache Web Server.

Appendix G: Installing Perl.

Appendix H: Installing Python.

Appendix I: Career Resources.

Appendix J: Registering an ODBC Data Source.

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