Perl By Example, 3/e
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The grand-daddy of all Perl guides-now updated for Perl on all key platforms.
- All new edition of the classic hands-on guide to Perl
- Extensive new coverage of CGI for Web development
- Now with full cross-platform coverage, including Linux, UNIX, Windows NT, and Macintosh
- Packed with examples, all on the enclosed CD-ROM, along with up-to-date Perl software for Windows users
- Best-selling author Ellie Quigley is Silicon Valley's leading Perl instructor!
The Perl tutorial and reference that started it all is now available in a thoroughly revised edition that covers all flavors of Perl and all system and Web applications. Best-selling author Ellie Quigley combines her deep background and UNIX chops with up-to-the-minute experience teaching Perl and shell programming on all platforms. This translates into hands-on examples that all users can put straight to work whether scripting Web applications or managing networks.
Filled with practical information on Perl development, Perl by Example, Third Edition covers names and operators, regular expressions, file handles, libraries, references, reporting, and more.
- Support for Perl on Unix, Linux, Windows, and Macintosh
- CGI Web development with CGI.pm
- Database integration with Perl DBI
The user-friendly style offers one-to-one comparisons with other popular languages and utilities and a massive reference section for easy look-up. The hands-on tutorials are great for beginners, but also offer handy refreshers for experienced programmers looking to update their skills.
About the CD-ROM
The CD-ROM includes all source code from the book, plus new Perl distributions for Windows.
Table of Contents
1. The Practical Extraction and Report Language.
2. Perl Scripts.
3. Getting a Handle on Printing.
4. What's in a Name.
5. Where's the Operator?
6. If Only, Unconditionally, Forever.
7. Regular Expressions-Pattern Matching.
8. Getting Control-Regular Expression Metacharacters.
9. Getting a Handle on Files.
10. How Do Subroutines Function?
11. Modularize It, Package It, and Send It to the Library!
12. Does This Job Require a Reference?
13. Bless Those Things! (Object-Oriented Perl)
14. Those Magic Ties, DBM Stuff, and the Database Hooks.
15. Introduction to Perl Database Programming.
16. Interfacing with the System.
17. Report Writing with Pictures.
18. Send It Over the Net and Sock It To 'Em!
19. CGI and Perl: The Hyper Dynamic Duo.
Appendix A: Perl Built-Ins, Pragmas, Modules, and the Debugger.
Appendix B: Some Helpful Scripts.
Appendix C: An Object-Oriented Perl/CGI Program.
Appendix D: HTML Documents: A Basic Introduction.