This note provides a detailed explanation of the following topics in
Perl: Introduction to Perl, Numeric and String Literals, Variables, Arrays,
Operators, Perl Statements, Functions, References, Files -- Input and Output in
Perl, Regular Expressions, Special Variables, Handling Errors and Signals,
Objects in Perl, Perl Modules, Debugging Perl, Networking with Perl, CGI
Programming in Perl, CGI Scripts, Using Perl with Web Servers.
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
Perl is an immensely popular
scripting language that combines the best features of C, key UNIX utilities and
a powerful use of regular expressions. This book promotes the use of Perl as a
programming language, encouraging the creation of legible and sensible programs
so as to dispel the image of Perl as a confusing and obscure language.
excellent book that covers exactly what the title says. Modern Perl teaches you
how Perl really works. It's the only book that explains Perl thoroughly, from
its philosophical roots to the pragmatic decisions that help you solve real
problems and keep them solved.
This note covers the following topics: the basics, arrays, program
arguments and conditionals,, reading and writing to files, more loops and some
math in perl, subroutines,, hashes associative arrays, string manipulation, more
regular expressions, file and directory manipulation, time and perl modules,
system commands, network modules, programming techniques and review.