A Complete Resource for Developing Applications Using ActivePerl! Take advantage of the cross-platform functionality of ActivePerl, the most complete Perl package available. ActivePerl brings the same scripting capability to the Win32 environment as Perl has to the UNIX environment, and this groundbreaking guidebook will show you everything you need to develop powerful, real-world solutions quickly and easily. From basic compatibility fundamentals to interface migration, this definitive reference will explain how to use the development tools to get the most out of ActivePerl when migrating Perl applications to the Windows environment. Inside, Perl expert Martin Brown covers: Migrating UNIX Applications to Windows File and process management Systems information and administration CGI and ASP Development ActiveState Perl Debugger ODBC Database Connectivity Perl and OLE Solutions Object oriented programming Up-to-date and thorough, no other book offers the depth and breadth of coverage as ActivePerl Developer's Guide, and is essential for any developer using ActivePerl. Important coverage includes: ActivePerl 5.6 Migrating to Perl from Visual Basic VB/Perl function cross-reference Cross-platform Interfaces with Tk Communicating with Windows APIs Using Perl with ActiveX Programming with the Win32 Library Debugging using ActiveState Perl Debugger Tips and tricks for cross-platform development On the CD-ROM: All of the book's source code, and ready to run scripts for using databases, shared resources, and systems management
Martin C. Brown (Southamkpton, UK) has been a UNIX, PC and Mac programmer for the past 8 years. He is currently IT Director of an advertising agency dealing with blue-chip clients such as Hewlett-Packard, Oracle and Cable & Wireless.