Fundamentals of Perl

Fundamentals of Perl

Learning Perl isn't difficult but having the the right course material makes a lot of difference between success and failure.
Below you can find the content of the course as it existed in 2007.
Since then it went thought a lot of changes and additions. The new latest version will be available soon.

Syllabus

  • History, how to install Perl, how to run scripts
  • Basic I/O
  • Scalar values and variables (numbers and strings)
  • Control flow
  • Lists and arrays (context)
  • Hash (associative arrays)
  • Regular expressions, pattern matching
  • Functions, subroutines
  • Accessing files
  • Interaction with the file system
  • Error handling
  • Processes and Signals
  • Using references
  • Using modules
  • Using OOP style
  • Installing modules on UNIX/Linux and on Windows systems
  • Using CGI to write simple Web applications
  • Using LWP to write web scraping programs

Fundamentals of Perl