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PERL

Course Outline:

    • Chapter 1: Getting Started with Perl
    • What is Perl?
    • Where Can I Get Perl?
    • A Simple Perl Program
    • Simple I/O
    • Perl Variables
    • Control Flow - Decisions
    • Control Flow - Loops
    • Altering Loop Control Flow
    • Statement Modifiers
    • What Is True And What Is False?
    • The Special Variable $_
    • Chapter 2: Perl Operators
    • Introduction
    • Table Of Perl Operators
    • Arithmetic Operators
    • String Operators
    • Relational Operators
    • Logical Operators
    • Bitwise Operators
    • Assignment Operators
    • The Conditional Operator
    • Range Operator
    • String Functions
    • The eval Function
    • Chapter 3: I/O
    • Introduction
    • String Literals
    • The print Function
    • Here Documents
    • The printf Function
    • The sprintf Function
    • Filehandles
    • Opening Disk Files
    • File Open Errors
    • The die and warn Functions
    • File Operators
    • Chapter 4: Arrays
    • Basic Concepts
    • Assigning Values To An Array
    • Accessing Array Elements
    • Array Functions
    • push and pop
    • shift
    • sort, reverse, and chop
    • split and join
    • grep
    • splice
    • Command Line Arguments
    • Chapter 5: Associative Arrays
    • Basic Concepts
    • Associative Array Functions
    • Updating Associative Arrays
    • Accessing Environment Variables
    • Chapter 6: Subroutines
    • Calling Subroutines
    • Passing Arguments to Subroutines
    • Returning Values from Subroutines
    • The require Function
    • Packages and Modules
    • The @INC Array
    • Predefined Subroutines
    • Comparison Subroutines for Sorting
    • Chapter 7: Pattern Matching and Regular Expressions
    • Introduction
    • Regular Expression Syntax
    • The Match Operator
    • Regular Expression Meta-Characters
    • Anchors
    • Single Character Matches
    • Some Special Issues
    • Character Classes
    • Multiple Character Matches
    • Alternation
    • The Substitution Operator
    • The Translation Operator
    • Chapter 8: Accessing System Resources
    • Introduction
    • File and Directory System Calls
    • The stat Function
    • The utime Function
    • The fork Function
    • The exec and wait Functions
    • Handling Signals
    • The system Function
    • Command Substitution
    • Opening Pipe Files
    • Chapter 9: Generating Reports with Perl
    • Formats
    • Formatting Examples
    • Multi-Line Values
    • Multi-Line Text Blocks
    • Sending a Report to a File
    • The select Function
    • The Special Variable $~
    • Top-of-Page Formats
    • Bottom-of-Page Formats
    • A Sample Report
    • Chapter 10: Perl and CGI
      • What is CGI?
      • Web Servers and Browsers
      • HTML
      • HTML Forms
      • Form Elements
      • A Typical CGI Application
      • CGI Input
      • CGI Output
      • Using the CGI.pm Module
      • CGI Environment Variables