Learning Perl is ideal for system administrators, programmers, and anyone else wanting a down-to-earth introduction to this useful language. Written by a Perl trainer, the book's aim is to make a competent, hands-on Perl programmer out of the reader as quickly as possible. The book takes a step-by-step, hands-on tutorial approach and includes hundred of short code examples.
A hands-on tutorial featuring exercises and complete solutions, covering basics rather than advanced issues. Contents include Perl basics, the language's broad capabilities, brief code examples, system commands, and how to manage DBM databases using Perl. This second edition contains a new chapter on CGI programming. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.