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Perl 5 Programming Introduction

COURSE TYPE

Foundation

Course Number

431

Duration

4 Days

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This training provides programmers who have experience in a procedural or object-oriented language, such as Visual Basic, C, C++, Java, or a UNIX shell, with an introduction to Perl — a powerful cross-platform, object-oriented scripting language. In this course, you learn to use Perl for developing complete applications, applying built-in functions, and making use of external modules.

You Will Learn How To

  • Create effective, reusable Perl scripts
  • Parse and manipulate text with Perl regular expressions
  • Extract and arrange information from multiple files
  • Solve complex tasks with ease using Perl’s many small operators and functions

Important Course Information

Requirements:

  • Programming experience with either a procedural or object-oriented language such as Visual Basic, C, C++, Java, or a UNIX shell
  • No previous familiarity with Perl is required

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Perl
  • Perl strengths: flexible, fast, rich, easy-to-use operator set
  • Reusable tool building for system admin, text manipulation, the Internet
  • Networking, text filtering, web application programming
  • Perl Syntax Fundamentals

Running Perl programs

  • Invoking UNIX/Linux scripts with #! syntax
  • Starting Perl scripts under Windows via command line

Variable types and contexts

  • Scalars vs. lists vs. hashes
  • Strings and interpolated strings
  • Making sense of special variables
  • Working in the right context

Compound data structures

  • Creating references to anonymous data
  • Building multidimensional arrays
  • Working with multidimensional hashes

Managing files and user input

  • Handling standard I/O streams
  • Parsing command-line arguments
  • Reading and writing data files
  • Pattern Matching and Operators

Perl regular expressions

  • Extracting important text information
  • Building on UNIX regular expressions
  • Altering data with substitutions
  • Performing global and case-insensitive matches

Perl's small operator groups

  • Manipulating arithmetic expressions
  • Replicating and growing strings
  • Saving time with assignment operators
  • Making decisions with logical operators
  • Establishing and using ranges
  • Looping, Decisions and Flow Control

Perl support for conventional flow control constructs

  • Making decisions with if/else/elsif
  • Creating loops with do, while, until, for and foreach

Perl-specific constructs

  • if and unless as statement modifiers
  • Constructing switch statements
  • Subroutines

Writing subroutines

  • Defining and calling a subroutine
  • Passing and receiving parameters
  • Returning values to the caller

Making data work for you

  • Localizing variables: my and local
  • Accessing global variables
  • Built-in and Add-on Functions

Common data manipulation requirements

  • String functions for text manipulation
  • Processing arrays with list functions
  • Arranging information with sort

I/O and tool building

  • Manipulating file system entries
  • Reading binary file
  • Dissecting and creating records with split and join
  • Formatting tabular output
  • Perl and Object Orientation

How Perl implements object orientation

  • An introduction to OO in Perl
  • Methods, classes and constructors
  • Surveying and obtaining third-party packages from CPAN

Accessing OO packages

  • Incorporating modules with use
  • Defining a schema to employ OO modules
  • Calling methods with the -> syntax
  • Passing initialization parameters
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