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Basic Perl Programming


PRL1 - Version:2
Description
The scripting language Perl is has extensive features but is easy-to-use. This makes it easy to write concise yet powerful scripts for complex data manipulation and administration. This course gives an introduction to the Perl programming language. In addition, Perl’s GUI Tool Kit (TK) will be introduced.
Intended audience
The course is meant for users, administrators and programmers who want to learn the basics of Perl programming.
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  • Basic Concepts in Perl

    • What Perl?
    • Getting Perl
    • Running Perl programs
    • Writing a simple Perl program
    • The difference between interpretive and compiled programming languages
  • Understanding Scalar Values

    • Understanding Scalar Values
    • What Is a Scalar Value?
    • All Numbers Use the Same Format Internally
    • Float Literals
    • Integer Literals
    • Character Strings
    • Single-Quoted Strings
    • Double-Quoted Strings
  • Basic Operators and Control Flow

    • scalar variables
    • The basic arithmetic operators
    • Expression
    • More operators
    • if statement
    • else and elsif
    • while and until statements
    • The do {} while/until Statement
    • The for Statement
  • Lists and Array Variables Key features

    • Introducing Lists
    • Literal Representation
    • Storing Lists in Array Variables
    • Array Operators
    • Array Element Access
    • Exceeding limits
    • Negative Index
    • The push and pop Functions
    • The shift and unshift Functions
    • The reverse Function
    • The sort Function
    • The chomp Function
    • <STDIN> as an Array
  • Reading from and Writing to Files

    • What is a Filehandle?
    • Opening and Closing a Filehandle
    • A Slight Diversion: die
    • Using Filehandles
    • File Tests and Their Meanings
    • Manipulating the file pointer
  • Regular expressions

    • Concepts About Regular Expressions
    • Simple Uses of Regular Expressions
    • substitute operator
    • Single-Character Patterns
    • Multipliers
    • General multiplier
    • Alternation
    • ^ and $
    • The =~ Operator
    • The split Function
    • The Join Function
  • Using Subroutines

    • Defining a User Function
    • Invoking a User Function
    • Return Values
    • Arguments
    • Private Variables in Functions
  • Hash (Associative Array)

    • What Is a Hash?
    • Hash Variables
    • Literal Representation of a Hash
    • Hash Functions
    • Hash Slices
  • References

    • Making References
    • Basic Usage of references
    • Nested Structures
    • Hash Reference
  • A basic Programming Introduction
  • Experience in writing shell scripts - Not mandatory
  • Enabling participant to write full-scale Perl scripts
Contact Us
03-6176066
03-6176677 info@sela.co.il

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Upcoming Dates
04/12/2019 - Morning
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