Perl by Example, 4th Edition:
by Ellie Quigley

Perl by Example, 4th Edition: <br>by Ellie Quigley
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The World’s Easiest Perl Tutorial–Fully Updated!

Perl by Example, Fourth Edition, is the easiest, most hands-on way to learn Perl. Legendary Silicon Valley programming instructor Ellie Quigley has thoroughly updated her classic to deliver the skills and information today’s Perl users need most–including all-new coverage of MySQL database programming and a Perl QuickStart designed to get experienced users up and running fast.

Quigley illuminates every technique with focused, classroom-tested code examples, detailed line-by-line explanations, and real program output. This exceptionally clear, easy-to-understand book takes you from your first Perl script to database-driven applications. It’s the only Perl book you’ll ever need!

New in this edition:

  • Perl programming QuickStart: makes first-time Perl programmers productive in just twenty pages
  • All-new chapter on using the Perl DBI with the MySQL database–plus an easy SQL primer to quickly get you started programming any database
  • New introductions to Perl in biology (bioinformatics) and to mod_perl, a Perl interpreter embedded in the Apache server, which allows you to create fast, dynamic content; manage the Apache server; authenticate users; and much more

    Completely updated:

  • Includes many new and completely rewritten code examples
  • Contains fully revised CGI coverage for building dynamic Web sites with Perl
  • Covers modern Perl 5.8 concepts and principles–and provides a great foundation for Perl 6

    More than 30,000 sysadmins, power users, and developers have used previous editions of Perl by Example to become expert Perl programmers. With Perl by Example, Fourth Edition, you can, too–even if you’re completely new to Perl. After you’ve become an expert, you’ll turn to this book constantly as the best source for reliable answers, solutions, and code.


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    Publisher: Prentice Hall
    Page Count (est.): 971
    ISBN10: 0132381826
    ISBN13: 9780132381826
    Cover: Paperback
    Pub Date: 11/8/2007