This PDF covers the
following topics related to Perl : Getting Started with Perl, Arrays, Hashes and
Loops, File Handling, Regular Expressions, Subroutines, References and Complex
Data Structures, Perl Modules, Interacting with external programs.
The aim of this note is to give you not just an understanding of the
workings of the perl interpreter, but also the means to investigate more about
it, to analyze and solve bugs in the Perl core, and to take part in the Perl
This book covers the following
topics: Parts of the Interpreter, Internal Variables, The Lexer and the Parser,
Fundamental operations, The Runtime Environment, The Perl Compiler, Hacking on
perl and Perl 6 Internals.