Introduction to Perl (day 1)

By Dave Cross (‎davorg‎) from London.pm, NonDrinkers.pm
Date: Saturday, 1 August 2009 09:30
Duration: 360 minutes
Target audience: Beginning Perl
Language:
Tags: beginners perl


This two-day course is an introduction to Perl for complete beginners. No knowledge of Perl is assumed, although attendees will have a slight advantage if they have some knowledge of at least one other programming language.

This course covers topics like writing reusable code, testing your code and using databases in your applications. By the end of the day attendees will have the knowledge they need to write useful applications in Perl.

Day 1 covers:

* What is Perl
* Your first program
* Input / output
* Variables
* Operators and functions
* Conditional Constructs
* Subroutines
* Regexes
* Smart matching
* Finding and using modules

Day 2 covers:

* References
* Sorting
* Reusable Code
* Object Orientation
* Testing
* Dates & Times
* Templates
* Databases

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