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Perl Scripting Online Training Course

Duration : 5-6 Weeks

Chapter 1: Getting Started with Perl
  • What is Perl?
  • Where Can I Get Perl?
  • A Simple Perl Program
  • Simple I/O
  • Perl Variables
  • Control Flow – Decisions
  • Control Flow – Loops
  • Altering Loop Control Flow
  • Statement Modifiers
  • What Is True And What Is False?
  • The Special Variable $_
Chapter 2: Perl Operators
  • Introduction
  • Table Of Perl Operators
  • Arithmetic Operators
  • String Operators
  • Relational Operators
  • Logical Operators
  • Bitwise Operators
  • Assignment Operators
  • The Conditional Operator
  • Range Operator
  • String Functions
  • The eval Function
Chapter 3: I/O
  • Introduction
  • String Literals
  • The print Function
  • Here Documents
  • The printf Function
  • The sprintf Function
  • Filehandles
  • Opening Disk Files
  • File Open Errors
  • The die and warn Functions
  • File Operators
Chapter 4: Arrays
  • Basic Concepts
  • Assigning Values To An Array
  • Accessing Array Elements
  • Array Functions
  • push and pop
  • shift
  • sort, reverse, and chop
  • split and join
  • grep
  • splice
  • Command Line Arguments
Chapter 5: Associative Arrays
  • Basic Concepts
  • Associative Array Functions
  • Updating Associative Arrays
  • Accessing Environment Variables
Chapter 6: Subroutines
  • Calling Subroutines
  • Passing Arguments to Subroutines
  • Returning Values from Subroutines
  • The require Function
  • Packages and Modules
  • The @INC Array
  • Predefined Subroutines
  • Comparison Subroutines for Sorting
Chapter 7: Pattern Matching and Regular Expressions
  • Introduction
  • Regular Expression Syntax
  • The Match Operator
  • Regular Expression Meta-Characters
  • Anchors
  • Single Character Matches
  • Some Special Issues
  • Character Classes
  • Multiple Character Matches
  • Alternation
  • The Substitution Operator
  • The Translation Operator
Chapter 8: Accessing System Resources
  • Introduction
  • File and Directory System Calls
  • The stat Function
  • The utime Function
  • The fork Function
  • The exec and wait Functions
  • Handling Signals
  • The system Function
  • Command Substitution
  • Opening Pipe Files
Chapter 9: Generating Reports with Perl
  • Formats
  • Formatting Examples
  • Multi-Line Values
  • Multi-Line Text Blocks
  • Sending a Report to a File
  • The select Function
  • The Special Variable $~
  • Top-of-Page Formats
  • Bottom-of-Page Formats
  • A Sample Report
Chapter 10: Perl and CGI
  • What is CGI?
  • Web Servers and Browsers
  • HTML
  • HTML Forms
  • Form Elements
  • A Typical CGI Application
  • CGI Input
  • CGI Output
  • Using the CGI.pm Module
  • CGI Environment Variables
Appendix A: Command Line Options and Debugging
  • Running Perl on the Command Line
  • Summary of Command Line Options
  • The Perl Debugger
  • Perl Debugger Commands
  • Other Debugging Aids
  • The strict Module
Appendix B: More About Regular Expressions
  • Remembered Matches
  • Greedy Regular Expressions
  • Nested Remembered Patterns
  • Matching for Multiple Occurrences in a Loop
Appendix C: References and Data Structures
  • References
  • Syntactic Sugar
  • Anonymous Arrays
  • Higher Dimensional Arrays
  • References and Subroutines
Appendix D: Comparing Perl 4 and 5
  • Operators
  • Packages
  • Typeglobs
Appendix E: Advanced Perl
  • What is in the Advanced Perl Course
  • A Taste of Object Orientation
  • A Taste of Network Programming
Appendix F: Perl Development Using Eclipse
  • Features of the Perl Plugin
  • Creating a Perl Project
  • Running a Perl Program
  • Preferences – EPIC
  • Preferences – Editor
  • Preferences – Content Assist
  • Preferences – Folding
  • Preferences – Mark Occurrences
  • Preferences – Templates
  • Templates
  • Preferences – Source Formatter
  • Preferences – Task Tags
  • Accessing Perl Documentation
  • Project Properties
  • Debugging
  • Testing Regular Expressions
Appendix G: Reference
  • Special Perl Variables
  • Regular Expression Meta-Characters
  • Internet Resources