Perl Resource Kit, Win 32 Edition

Perl Resource Kit, Win 32 Edition

by Erik Olson, Brian Jepson, David Futato, Dick Hardt
     
 

The Perl Resource Kit — Win32 Edition is an essential tool for Perl programmers who are expanding their platform expertise to include Win32, and for Win32 Webmasters and system administrators who have discovered the power and flexibility of Perl. The Kit contains some of the latest commercial Win32 Perl software from Dick Hardt's ActiveState Tool Corp.,

Overview

The Perl Resource Kit — Win32 Edition is an essential tool for Perl programmers who are expanding their platform expertise to include Win32, and for Win32 Webmasters and system administrators who have discovered the power and flexibility of Perl. The Kit contains some of the latest commercial Win32 Perl software from Dick Hardt's ActiveState Tool Corp., along with a collection of Perl modules that run on Win32, and a definitive documentation set from O'Reilly.The Perl Resource Kit — Win32 Edition provides: Over 1800 pages of in-depth documentation covering hundreds of Perl modules and detailed instructions on the new Win32 Perl software. The books in the Kit are not available elsewhere and include:

  • Programming with Perl Modules, by Erik Olson
  • Perl Module Reference, two volumes compiled and edited by David Futato
A CD-ROM containing the complete Perl for Win32 5.005 distribution, plus new commercial Win32 Perl software, including:

  • Perl debugger (enables easy location of bugs and swift verification of your scripts)
  • Visual Package Manager (enhances installation of hundreds of certain Perl modules that run on Win32)
  • PerlCOM (enables access to Perl scripts as COM objects)
  • PerlCtrl (turns a Perl script into an ActiveX control)
  • Network Install (enables installation on a network)
  • Win32 Perl Help from O'Reilly and other tools for Perl developers
The Perl Resource Kit, Win32 Edition, is brought to you by the premier publisher of Perl and Windows books and documentation, O'Reilly & Associates.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565924093
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/01/1998
Edition description:
BK&CD ROM
Pages:
1
Product dimensions:
7.36(w) x 9.64(h) x 4.99(d)

Meet the Author

Erik Olson is a renegade linguist who makes a living developing software for Win32 platforms. Erik is currently the chief technical officer at Axiom Technologies, LC, a software outsourcing shop. Erik delivers developer training, system administration, and program/concept development for a number of large-scale horizontal and vertical applications. Working as a program developer since 1986, Erik has implemented a variety of systems ranging from point-of-sales systems to horizontal PIM products to real-time financial market applications. Although much of his work is done in C++, he has particular interests in Web development and scripting languages. Erik coauthored Learning Perl on Win32 Systems with Tom Christiansen and Randal Schwartz.

Brian Jepson is a book editor with MAKE, a hacker, and co-organizer of Providence Geeks and the Rhode Island Mini Maker Faire. He’s also a geek-at-large for AS220, a nonprofit arts center in Providence, Rhode Island. AS220 gives Rhode Island artists uncensored and unjuried forums for their work and also provides galleries, performance space, fabrication facilities, and live/work space.

David Futato is the design mastermind behind the One-on-One series.

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