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This complete guide to the Perl programming language ranges widely through the Perl programmer's universe, gathering together in a convenient form a wealth of information about Perl itself and its application to CGI scripts, XML processing, network programming, database interaction, and graphical user interfaces. The book is an ideal reference for experienced Perl programmers and beginners alike.With more than a million dedicated programmers, Perl is proving to be the best language for the latest trends in computing and business, including network programming and the ability to create and manage web sites. It's a language that every Unix system administrator and serious web developer needs to know. In the past few years, Perl has found its way into complex web applications of multinational banks, the U.S. Federal Reserve, and hundreds of large corporations.In this second edition, Perl in a Nutshell has been expanded to include coverage of Perl 5.8, with information on Unicode processing in Perl, new functions and modules that have been added to the core language, and up-to-date details on running Perl on the Win32 platform. The book also covers Perl modules for recent technologies such as XML and SOAP.Here are just some of the topics contained in this book:

  • Basic Perl reference
  • Quick reference to built-in functions and standard modules
  • CGI.pm and mod_perl
  • XML::* modules
  • DBI, the database-independent API for Perl
  • Sockets programming
  • LWP, the library for Web programming in Perl
  • Network programming with the Net modules
  • Perl/Tk, the Tk extension to Perl for graphical interfaces
  • Modules for interfacing with Win32 systems
As part of the successful "in a Nutshell" book series from O'Reilly & Associates, Perl in a Nutshell is for readers who want a single reference for all their needs."In a nutshell, Perl is designed to make the easy jobs easy, without making the hard jobs impossible."-- Larry Wall, creator of Perl

Synopsis:

This complete guide to the Perl programming language ranges widely through the Perl programmer's universe, gathering together in a convenient form a wealth of information about Perl itself and its application to CGI scripts, XML processing, network programming, database interaction, and graphical user interfaces.

Synopsis:

This complete guide to the Perl programming language ranges widely through the Perl programmer's universe, gathering together information about Perl itself and its application to CGI scripts, XML processing, network programming, database interaction, and graphical user interfaces.

About the Author

Ellen Siever is a writer and editor specializing in Linux and other open source topics. In addition to Linux in a Nutshell, she coauthored Perl in a Nutshell. She is a long-time Linux and Unix user, and was a programmer for many years until she decided that writing about computers was more fun.
Spainhour is a writer for O'Reilly and Associates.

Table of Contents

Preface Part I: Getting Started Chapter 1: Introduction to Perl Chapter 2: Installing Perl Part II: Language Basics Chapter 3: The Perl Executable Chapter 4: The Perl Language Chapter 5: Function Reference Chapter 6: Debugging Part III: Modules Chapter 7: Packages, Modules, and Objects Chapter 8: Standard Modules Part IV: CGI Chapter 9: CGI Overview Chapter 10: The CGI.pm Module Chapter 11: Web Server Programming with mod_perl Part V: Databases Chapter 12: Databases and Perl Part VI: XML and SOAP Chapter 13: XML and Perl Chapter 14: SOAP Part VII: Network Programming Chapter 15: Sockets Chapter 16: Email Connectivity Chapter 17: Usenet News Chapter 18: FTP Chapter 19: Lightweight Directory Access with Net::LDAP Part VIII: LWP Chapter 20: The LWP Library Part IX: Perl/Tk Chapter 21: Perl/Tk Part X: Win32 Chapter 22: Win32 Modules and Extensions Chapter 23: OLE Automation Chapter 24: ODBC Extension for Win32 Colophon

Product Details

ISBN:
9780596002411
Author:
Siever, Ellen
Author:
Patwardhan, Nathan
Author:
Spainhour, Stephen
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media
Location:
Beijing
Subject:
Programming Languages - General
Subject:
Programming - General
Subject:
Programming Languages - CGI, Javascript, Perl, VBScript
Subject:
Perl (computer program language)
Subject:
Perl
Subject:
Programming Languages - Perl
Subject:
General-General
Subject:
Perl;Perl programmers;programming
Subject:
CourseSmart Subject Description
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Series:
In a Nutshell (O'Reilly)
Series Volume:
01-03
Publication Date:
20020631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
768
Dimensions:
9 x 6.04 x 1.39 in

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This complete guide to the Perl programming language ranges widely through the Perl programmer's universe, gathering together in a convenient form a wealth of information about Perl itself and its application to CGI scripts, XML processing, network programming, database interaction, and graphical user interfaces.
"Synopsis" by , This complete guide to the Perl programming language ranges widely through the Perl programmer's universe, gathering together information about Perl itself and its application to CGI scripts, XML processing, network programming, database interaction, and graphical user interfaces.
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