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Book description

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.

Table of Contents

  1. Special Upgrade Offer
  2. Preface
  3. I. Exercises
    1. 1. Introduction
    2. 2. Scalar Data
    3. 3. Lists and Arrays
    4. 4. Subroutines
    5. 5. Input and Output
    6. 6. Hashes
    7. 7. In the World of Regular Expressions
    8. 8. Matching with Regular Expressions
    9. 9. Processing Text with Regular Expressions
    10. 10. More Control Structures
    11. 11. Perl Modules
    12. 12. File Tests
    13. 13. Directory Operations
    14. 14. Strings and Sorting
    15. 15. Smart Matching and given-when
    16. 16. Process Management
    17. 17. Some Advanced Perl Techniques
    18. 18. Databases
  4. II. Answers
    1. A. Answers to Chapter 1 Exercises
    2. B. Answers to Chapter 2 Exercises
    3. C. Answers to Chapter 3 Exercises
    4. D. Answers to Chapter 4 Exercises
    5. E. Answers to Chapter 5 Exercises
    6. F. Answers to Chapter 6 Exercises
    7. G. Answers to Chapter 7 Exercises
    8. H. Answers to Chapter 8 Exercises
    9. I. Answers to Chapter 9 Exercises
    10. J. Answers to Chapter 10 Exercises
    11. K. Answers to Chapter 11 Exercises
    12. L. Answers to Chapter 12 Exercises
    13. M. Answers to Chapter 13 Exercises
    14. N. Answers to Chapter 14 Exercises
    15. O. Answers to Chapter 15 Exercises
    16. P. Answers to Chapter 16 Exercises
    17. Q. Answers to Chapter 17 Exercises
    18. R. Answers to Chapter 18 Exercises
  5. About the Author
  6. Special Upgrade Offer
  7. Copyright