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Minimal Perl For Unix and Linux People

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ISBN-10: 1932394508

ISBN-13: 9781932394504

Edition: 2005

Authors: Tim Maher

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With this book, readers learn a carefully designed subset of the language called "Minimal Perl," which was developed through five years of experience in training software professionals at major corporations. It makes Perl more accessible to those having UNIX/Linux skill levels ranging from elementary to expert, by capitalizing on their existing knowledge of important utilities (grep, awk), or essential concepts (filters, command substitution, looping). Dozens of detailed programming examples are shown, drawn from contemporary application areas such as system administration, networking, web development, databases, finance, HTML, CGI, and text analysis.
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Book details

List price: $44.99
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Manning Publications Co. LLC
Publication date: 10/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Tim Maher has worked for U.C. Berkeley as a senior programmer/analyst, for the University of Utah as a professor of computer science, and for AT&T, DEC, Sun Microsystems, Hewlett Packard, and Consultix as a course developer and/or lecturer on operating systems and programming languages. He founded Seattle's SPUG, one of the oldest, largest, and most active Perl users groups and served as its leader for its first six years. He serves on the Advisory Board of the University of Washington that oversees its Perl Certificate Program, and has led discussions in the Perl community about the development of a certification process for Perl programmers. He lives in Seattle, Washington.

Minimal Perl : for UNIX and Linux users
Introducing Minimal Perl
Perl essentials
Perl as a (better) grep command
Perl as a (better) sed command
Perl as a (better) awk command
Perl as a (better) find command
Minimal Perl : for UNIX and Linux shell programmers
Built-in functions
Scripting techniques
List variables
Looping facilities
Subroutines and variable scoping
Modules and the CPAN