This introductory level course presents the basic concepts and capabilities of the Perl program scripting language. A number of complete programs are used to illustrate how to use Perl to perform various data processing and system administration tasks.
Technical Users, Applications Programmers, and Systems Programmers.
Basic user level knowledge of an operating system such as UNIX or Windows. Experience in Shell Programming or C-type languages will be benefical but not mandatory. Working knowledge of any standard text editor will be required.
Course Objectives:Specify the features of and uses of Perl
Describe and use literals and variables
Use Perl arrays and associative memory.
Describe and use programming control structures
List and use operators
Format and print program output
Perform basic file manipulation
Access and manipulate directory information
Create and use functions
Describe and use special regular expression characters
Use Perl to perform UNIX like operations
After completing this course, the student should be able to:
Key Topics:Perl Language Introduction
Arrays and list data
Command line arguments
File handles and file tests
Last modified: 19-Dec-2016