Learn Perl in a Weekend

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Premier Press, 2002 - Computers - 327 pages
Get ready to learn the most popular programming language of the Internet! Begin your journey into the world of Perl Friday evening as you install ActivePerl and create an HTML page. On Saturday, cover the basic building blocks of Perl, Perl operators, statements, and expressions. On Sunday, learn object-oriented programming and pull your earlier sessions together in a complete Perl game program. Wrap things up as you touch on advanced Perl topics including security, XML integration, and using Perl with CGI.

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Thomas Nowers writes a regular column for Developers.com call Tacit Records, which focuses mostly on software security, quality, and web-based technology. He's also a freelance writer and within the last year, his articles have appeared on EarthWeb, Saved Online, and Gameland. Nowers currenlty works as a full-time software test engineer for Weidevine Technologies. He uses Perl extensively in creating small, simple utlilities to unit test C++ code, web based applications, and Linux applications.

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