Wicked Cool Perl Scripts: Useful Perl Scripts That Solve Difficult Problems

Overview

Most Perl programmers have been frustrated at one time or another because the system just wouldn't do what they wanted it to do. There was that one simple and obvious utility that was missing that would make life so much easier: A tool to get a stock quote, show off a photograph collection, or even display a collection of favorite comics. Wicked Cool Perl Scripts is about writing those utilities quickly and easily. A collection of handy utilities that solves difficult problems, Wicked Cool Perl Scripts is a great...

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Overview

Most Perl programmers have been frustrated at one time or another because the system just wouldn't do what they wanted it to do. There was that one simple and obvious utility that was missing that would make life so much easier: A tool to get a stock quote, show off a photograph collection, or even display a collection of favorite comics. Wicked Cool Perl Scripts is about writing those utilities quickly and easily. A collection of handy utilities that solves difficult problems, Wicked Cool Perl Scripts is a great resource for the savvy Perl programmer.

A collection of handy utilities that solves difficult problems, "Wicked Cool Perl Scripts" is a great resource for the savvy Perl programmer.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781593270629
  • Publisher: No Starch Press San Francisco, CA
  • Publication date: 2/28/2006
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 1,284,319
  • Product dimensions: 7.02 (w) x 9.18 (h) x 0.96 (d)

Meet the Author

Steve Oualline lives in Southern California, where he works as a software engineer for a major phone company. In his free time he is a real engineer on the Poway Midland Railroad. Steve has written almost a dozen books on programming and Linux software. His web site is http://www.oualline.com .

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Table of Contents

1 General-purpose utilities 1
2 Website management 21
3 CGI debugging 45
4 CGI programs 57
5 Internet data mining 77
6 Unix system administration 91
7 Picture utilities 117
8 Games and learning tools 151
9 Development tools 183
10 Mapping 197
11 Regular expression grapher 243
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