Offers an account for the changes to the language up to Perl 5.10. This book includes exercises and solutions for practice. It covers topics including: Perl variable types; Subroutines; File operations; Regular expressions; Text processing; Strings and sorting; Process management; and, Using third party modules.
Learning Perl, popularly known as "the Llama," is the book most programmers rely on to get started with Perl. The bestselling Perl tutorial since it was first published in 1993, this new fifth edition covers recent changes to the language up to Perl 5.10. This book reflects the combined experience of its authors, who have taught Perl at Stonehenge Consulting since 1991. Years of classroom testing and experience helped shape the book's pace and scope, and this edition is packed with exercises that let you practice the concepts while you follow the text. Topics include: * Perl data & variable types * Subroutines * File operations * Regular expressions * String manipulation * Lists & sorting * Process management * Smart matching * Using third party modules Perl is the language for people who want to get work done. Originally targeted to sysadmins for heavy-duty text processing, Perl is now a full-featured programming language suitable for almost any task on almost any platform-from short fixes on the command line to web applications, bioinformatics, finance, and much more. Other books may teach you to program in Perl, but this book will turn you into a Perl programmer.
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Randal L. Schwartz is a two-decade veteran of the software industry. He is skilled in software design, system administration, security, technical writing, and training.Tom Phoenix has been working in the field of education since 1982. After more than thirteen years of dissections, explosions, work with interesting animals, and high-voltage sparks during his work at a science museum, he started teaching Perl classes for Stonehenge Consulting Services, where he's worked since 1996.brian d foy is a Perl trainer for Stonehenge Consulting Services and is the publisher of The Perl Review.
Learning Perl by Tom Phoenix
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