Perl: Essential Programs for Your Survival at Work, Book 2 in the Rosetta Stone Series for Computer Programmers and Script-writers

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LARRY L. SMITH, Apr 24, 2006 - Computers - 657 pages
This book, for UNIX-LINUX computer users, provides the beginner AND the 'guru' with practical, real-world examples and Perl scripts that make tough jobs easy.With this book, you can ... - Make your boss happy right NOW!- Learn a new language.- Master an old language.- Write scripts that solve problems.- Provide Quality Assurance.- Be a master troubleshooter.- Analyze logs, verify data.- Make tough jobs easy!
 

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Contents

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and pl page
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awk txt page
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bring_up_application pl page
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case_logic_that_does_not_create_a_menu pl page
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cat pl page
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change_all_THIS_to_THAT pl page
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if_good_return_code pl page 285
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IFS pl page 291
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insert_sequence_num_for_tracking_into_record pl page 295
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intro2 pl page 301
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J J
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man txt page 317
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menu pl page 325
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metacharacters pl page 332
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change_lines_FROM_pattern1_THROUGH_pattern2 pl page
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change_record_if_column9_is_B pl page
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change_string_in_all_files_QUICK_VERSION pl page
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change_YOUR_ADDRESS_HERE_to_a_mailing_address pl page
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check_for_coredump pl page
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check_health CRON pl page
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chmod pl page
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compare_2_directories pl page
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compare_current_and_previous_records pl page 103
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contacts pl page 109
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continue pl page 126
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count_lines pl page 132
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count_number_of_files_and_dirs pl page 134
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cron txt page 141
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cwd pl page 152
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determine_length_of_each_record_in_file pl page 159
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display_num_records_in_file pl page 161
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Show how to compare strings
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find_file pl page 180
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find_string_VERSION2 pl page 188
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Medium
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format_date_and_time pl page 207
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function pl page 213
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Use a subroutine to obtain time and date information
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glob pl page 228
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grab_first_10_recs pl page 230
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grep_comments txt page 236
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grep_for_files_with_todays_date pl page 243
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grep_for_THIS_and_THAT pl page 251
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grep_minus_c_COUNT_TIMES_STRING_FOUND pl page 258
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grep_minus_h_DO_NOT_LIST_FILENAMES pl page 260
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Medium
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head pl page 278
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metacharacters_wildcards txt page 339
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mkdir pl page 345
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O O
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perl2shell txt page 363
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perldoc txt page 360
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printf pl page 376
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print_hash pl page 382
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print_perldoc pl page 386
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process_data_bytebybyte pl page 393
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ps pl page 399
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qx pl page 405
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read_field1_field2_rest_of_record pl page 412
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read_inside_read pl page 414
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readpipe pl page 423
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read_user_input_from_keyboard pl page 431
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read_2_files_and_find_matching_recs pl page 438
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rename pl page 445
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S S
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send_errors_and_normal_output_to_1_file pl page 470
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perl2shell
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sort_by_2nd_and_4th_fields pl page 496
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sort_by_columns pl page 502
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sort_NUMERIC pl page 508
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split_record_into_pieces_using_delimiters pl page 515
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squeeze_multiple_spaces_into_1_space pl page 523
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substitute_THIS_when_you_find_THAT NO_FRILLS pl page 546
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switches pl page 551
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test_file pl page 563
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then_do_nothing pl page 570
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truncate pl page 578
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use_a_hash_to_count pl page 584
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validate_phone_numbers pl page 585
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verify_userid_is_root pl page 598
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while pl page 610
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Larry L. Smith is a summa cum laude graduate of Wayne State College (NE). He received UNIX certification from the University of California. He has worked in the middle of America (Denver) and on both coasts (the Wall Street area of Manhattan and the Silicon Valley area of California). He and his wife currently live and work in Sunnyvale, California, the epicenter of Silicon Valley.

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