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Author Patwardhan, Nate.
Title Perl in a nutshell / Nathan Patwardhan, Ellen Siever and Stephen Spainhour.
Imprint Sebastopol, CA : O'Reilly, 2002.
Edition 2nd ed.

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Author Patwardhan, Nate.
Series In a nutshell
In a nutshell (O'Reilly & Associates)
Subject Perl (Computer program language)
Alt Name Siever, Ellen.
Spainhour, Stephen.
Description 1 online resource (xx, 737 pages) : illustrations.
Edition 2nd ed.
Note Includes index.
Print version record.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Contents Table of Contents; Preface; How This Book Is Organized; Conventions in This Book; How to Contact Us; Acknowledgments for the First Edition; Acknowledgments for the Second Edition; I; Introduction to Perl; What's Perl Good For?; Perl Development; Which Platforms Support Perl?; Perl Resources; The comp.lang.perl.* Newsgroups; Frequently Asked Questions Lists (FAQs); Mailing Lists; CPAN;; Perl Mongers (; The Perl Journal; Perl Conferences; Books; Installing Perl; The CPAN Architecture; How Is CPAN Organized?; Installing Perl; Installing on Unix; Perl examples; Patches.
Installing on Win32ActivePerl; Standard Perl distribution; Getting and Installing Modules; Locating Modules; Module Installation; Installing Modules with ActiveState Perl; Using MakeMaker; Using the Perl Package Manager; Installing Modules with the CPAN Module;?;!; a; autobundle; b; clean; d; force; h; i; install; look; m; make; o; q; r; readme; recompile; reload; test; u; Documentation; Installing the Documentation; The Perl Manpages; II; The Perl Executable; Command Processing; Command-Line Options; Environment Variables; The Perl Compiler; Threads; The Perl Language; Program Structure.
Data Types and VariablesNumbers; String Interpolation; Here Documents; Lists; Variables; Arrays; Hashes; Scalar and List Contexts; Declarations and Scope; Statements; Conditionals and Loops; while loops; for loops; foreach loops; Modifiers; Loop control; goto; Special Variables; Global Special Variables; Global Special Arrays and Hashes; Global Special Filehandles; Global Special Constants; Regular Expression Special Variables; Filehandle Special Variables; Operators; The Arrow Operator; Unary Operators; Arithmetic Operators; Comparison Operators; Relational operators; Equality operators.
Autoincrement and AutodecrementAssignment Operators; Pattern Match Operators; File Test Operators; Logical Operators; Bitwise Operators; Miscellaneous Operators; Range operator; Conditional operator; Comma operator; String operator; Regular Expressions; Pattern-Matching Operators; Regular Expression Syntax; Escaped Sequences; Character Classes; Anchors; Quantifiers; Pattern Match Variables; Extended Regular Expressions; Subroutines; Calling Subroutines; Passing Arguments; Passing References; Private and Local Variables; Prototypes; References and Complex Data Structures; Creating References.
Referencing anonymous dataDereferencing; Arrow dereferencing; Filehandles; Perl 5.8 and PerlIO; Signals; Unicode; Formats; Pod; Paragraph Tags; =back; =begin; =cut; =end; =for; =head1; =head2; =item; =over; =pod; Interior Sequences; Pod Utilities; perldoc; pod2fm; pod2html; pod2latex; pod2man; pod2text; Function Reference; Perl Functions by Category; Perl Functions in Alphabetical Order; abs; accept; alarm; atan2; bind; binmode; bless; caller; chdir; chmod; chomp; chop; chown; chr; chroot; close; closedir; connect; cos; crypt; dbmclose; dbmopen; defined; delete; die; do; dump; each; endgrent.
Summary 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.
ISBN 9780596516550 (electronic bk.)
059651655X (electronic bk.)
9781449378820 (electronic bk.)
144937882X (electronic bk.)
0596002416 (pbk.)
9780596002411 (pbk.)
OCLC # 50620414
Additional Format Print version: Patwardhan, Nate. Perl in a nutshell. 2nd ed. Sebastopol, CA : O'Reilly, 2002 0596002416 (DLC) 2002068428 (OCoLC)49618610

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