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Perl for Dummies

ISBN-10: 0764507761

ISBN-13: 9780764507762

Edition: 3rd 2001

Authors: Paul E. Hoffman

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This title is designed for the new user of Perl. It provides the reader with all the tools and instructions they need to begin programming in Perl and includes tips to integrate XML with existing Web data.
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Book details

List price: $24.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/15/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 408
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Paul E. Hoffman is Professor of History at Louisiana State University and author of several books including the prize-winning A New Andalucia and a Way to the Orient: The American Southeast during the Sixteenth Century. He is honored by LSU with appointment as the Paul W. and Nancy W. Murrill Distinguished Professor.

Introduction
Getting Started with Perl
Perl's Place in the Programming World
Running Perl on Your Computer
Diving into the Guts of Perl
A Perl Program Tour, Times Two
The Basic Perl Programming Ingredients
Terrific Text
Nifty Numbers
Learning to Love Lists
Creating Cool Conditionals and Lovely Loops
Doing Advanced Stuff with Operators and Functions
The Nuts and Bolts of Pert
Perl and CGI: Web Server Programs Demystified
The Files Go In, The Files Go Out
Beyond File and Directory Basics
Stringing Along: Pattern Matching and Regular Expressions
Looking Like a Pro: Subroutines, Imported Code, and Graceful Exits
Advanced Pert Demystified
Perl Gets Cozy with the Web, E-Mail, and XML
Associative Arrays and Multidimensional Lists
Dancing with Databases
Controlling Your Computer from Perl
Object-Oriented Perl
The Part of Tens
Ten Guidelines for Programming with Style
Ten Really Short, Really Useful Perl Programs
Ten Advanced Perl Topics
Ten Great Perl Web Sites
Ten Cool Features Introduced with Perl 5
Ten Reasons Why Perl Is Better Than Java
Appendixes
The Great Perl Reference
About the CD
Index
Hungry Minds End-User License Agreement
Installation Instructions
Book Registration Information