Win32 Perl Programming: The Standard Extensions

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Sams Publishing, 2002 - Computers - 724 pages

This book is a guide to Perl¿s most common Win32 extensions, grouped by their functionality. The new edition updates coverage from Perl 5.05 to current Perl version 5.6. It also includes new chapters offering critical, badly-needed information regarding security for Win32Perl, the topic most highly requested by reviewers. The appendices have descriptions and syntax of each function in the extensions covered. Each chapter makes extensive use of code segments to illustrate the use of specific functions and real world scenarios in which these functions can be used.

 

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Contents

Why Perl on Your Win32 Machine?
1
Network Administration
31
Administration of Machines
105
File Management
179
Automation
213
Communication
279
Data Access
313
Processes
377
Console Sound and Administrative Win32 Extensions
405
Writing Your Own Extension
477
Security
533
Common Mistakes and Troubleshooting
615
Win32 Perl Resources
641
Copyright

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Dave Roth is the contributor of various popular Win32 Perl Extensions, including Win32:: ODBC, Win32:: AdminMisc, Win32:: Daemon, and Win32:: Perms, and has been providing solutions to the Perl community since 1994. Dave has been a speaker at the O¿Reilly Perl and USENIX LISA NT conferences. He has contributed to The Perl Journal and is the author of Win32 Perl Scripting: The Administrator¿s Handbook (1578702151, New Riders, 10/00). Dave has been programming since 1981 in various languages, from assembler to C++, LPC and Perl. His code is used by organizations as diverse as Microsoft, the U.S. Department of Defense, Disney, Industrial Light and Magic, Digital Paper, Hewlett-Packard, Metagenix, Radcom, and various colleges and universities. Formerly, Dave helped assemble and admister a statewide WAN for the state of Michigan, and he has designed and administered LANs for Ameritech and Michigan State University.

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