Learning Perl Student Workbook (2nd ed.)


If you’re a programmer, system administrator, or web hacker just getting started with Perl, this workbook helps you gain hands-on experience with the language right away. It’s the perfect companion to the 6th Edition of Learning Perl (known as “the Llama”), which is based on the popular introductory Perl course taught by the book’s authors since 1991.

The first half of this workbook presents the exercises, with answers in the second half. The material covers Perl up to version 5.14.

Topics include:

  • Scalar Data
  • Lists and Arrays
  • Subroutines
  • Input and Output
  • Hashes
  • Regular Expressions
  • Control Structures
  • Perl Modules
  • File Tests
  • Directory Operations
  • Strings and Sorting
  • Smart Matching
  • Process Management
  • Some Advanced Perl Techniques
  • Databases
  • O'Reilly Media; January 2012
  • ISBN: 9781449328085
  • Edition: 2
  • Read online, or download in DRM-free EPUB or DRM-free PDF format
  • Title: Learning Perl Student Workbook
  • Author: brian d foy
  • Imprint: O'Reilly Media