Perl is the Web developer's language of choice for its flexibility,convenience,and cross-platform capability. Today's programmers use several different languages and need succinct reference that serve as refresher courses and idea generatorsthis series does both. Perl code can be downloaded easily,but downloads don't come with instructionsthis book is the perfect quick reference. Delivers clear information on what the operators,statements,functions,and modules of Perl are and do,and exactly how and when to use them.
All the essential Perl information you need - at your fingertips!
Learn all the core features of Perl - -from command-line options and built-in functions to general syntax,special variables,regular expressions,and Perl modules using this hands-on resource. Written by programming expert Martin Brown,Perl Programmer's Reference shows you precisely how and when to use downloadable CPAN modules to power-up your programs. With this accessible guide on hand,you'll be able to implement quick solutions to all of your programming challengesin no time.
With Perl Programmer's Reference you will:
- Learn all about Perl's elements and exactly how and when to use them
- Discover the best uses for Perl's standard functions and modules
- Use the Perl Compiler,Debugger,and Threads within your Perl scripts
Table of ContentsPart I: Fundamentals.
Part II: Functions.
Part III: Standard Library.
Part IV: Sample Code.
Part V: Resource Conference.
Part VI: Execution Environment.
Part VII: Debugger.