Learning Perl

Book Cover
Average Rating
Pub. Date:

If you're just getting started with Perl, this is the book you want—whether you're a programmer, system administrator, or web hacker. Nicknamed "the Llama" by two generations of users, this bestseller closely follows the popular introductory Perl course taught by the authors since 1991. This 6th edition covers recent changes to the language up to version 5.14.

Perl is suitable for almost any task on almost any platform, from short fixes to complete web applications. Learning Perl teaches you the basics and shows you how to write programs up to 128 lines long—roughly the size of 90% of the Perl programs in use today. Each chapter includes exercises to help you practice what you've just learned. Other books may teach you to program in Perl, but this book will turn you into a Perl programmer.

Topics include:

  • Perl data and variable types
  • Subroutines
  • File operations
  • Regular expressions
  • String manipulation (including Unicode)
  • Lists and sorting
  • Process management
  • Smart matching
  • Use of third party modules
More Details
Also in this Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 04a706a3-eb58-48f9-a1b7-35f9dacc4258
full_title learning perl
author schwartz randal l
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2018-03-14 04:51:30AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Foy, Brian D., Phoenix, Tom.
author Schwartz, Randal L.
author2-role Foy, Brian D., Phoenix, Tom.
author_display Schwartz, Randal L
collection_arlington Adult Nonfiction
detailed_location_arlington Central Adult Nonfiction
format_arlington Book
format_category_arlington Books
id 04a706a3-eb58-48f9-a1b7-35f9dacc4258
isbn 9781449303587
item_details ils:.b14110040|.i18213844|Central Adult Nonfiction|005.133 PERL SCHWA 2011 6th ed.|||1|false|false|||||Due Apr 3, 2018|Aug 21, 2017|can||
itype_arlington Paperback
lexile_score -1
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_arlington 005.133 PERL SCHWA 2011 6th ed.
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover
owning_location_arlington Central
primary_isbn 9781449303587
publishDate 2011
record_details ils:.b14110040|Book|Books|6th ed.|English|O'Reilly,|2011.|xix, 363 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_arlington ils:.b14110040|.i18213844|Checked Out|Checked Out|false|false|true|false|false|true|999|||
subject_facet Perl (Computer program language)
title_display Learning Perl
title_full Learning Perl / Randal L. Schwartz, brian d foy, and Tom Phoenix
title_short Learning Perl