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J. MereloPerl 6 Quick Syntax Referencehttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4956-7_12

12. Interacting with the System

Working with the Filesystem, the Network, and Everything That’s Out There
J. J. Merelo1 
Granada, Spain

Interacting with the system is not nowadays as important as it was before. Where ten years ago most language references started with “hello world” and an Open file command, nowadays most programs run in environments where interaction is done through environment variables (which you saw in Chapter 11) or through the web (seen in Chapter 10). Still, knowing how to interact with the system is an integral part of many programs, even more so when we need to run applications written in other languages. You’ll get to ...

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