Everything beginners need to start programming with Perl
Perl is the ever-popular, flexible, open source programming language that has been called the programmers' Swiss army knife. This book introduces Perl to both new programmers and experienced ones who are looking to learn a new language. In the tradition of the popular Wrox Beginning guides, it presents step-by-step guidance in getting started, a host of try-it-out exercises, real-world examples, and everything necessary for a Perl novice to start programming with confidence.
Introduces Perl to both new programmers and experienced ones who want to learn a new language
Provides a host of real-world applications for today's environments so readers can get started immediately
Covers the new features of Perl but fully applicable to previous editions
Beginning Perl provides the information and instruction you need to confidently get started with Perl.
For Instructors: Classroom and training support material are available for this book.
Table of Contents
- Chapter 1: What is Perl?
- Chapter 2: Understanding the CPAN
- Chapter 3: Variables
- Chapter 4: Working With Data
- Chapter 5: Control Flow
- Chapter 6: References
- Chapter 7: Subroutines
- Chapter 8: Regular Expressions
- Chapter 9: Files and Directories
- Chapter 10: Sort, Map, and Grep
- Chapter 11: Packages and Modules
- Chapter 12: Object Oriented Perl
- Chapter 13: Moose
- Chapter 14: Testing
- Chapter 15: The Interwebs
- Chapter 16: Databases
- Chapter 17: Plays Well With Others
- Chapter 18: Common Tasks
- Chapter 19: The Next Steps
- Appendix: Answers To Exercises
- Title: Beginning Perl
- Release date: September 2012
- Publisher(s): Wrox
- ISBN: 9781118235638