The serious developer's guide to Perl!
This start-to-finish tutorial and reference gives experienced developers the techniques and real-world code they need to master Perlfast! Begin by leveraging your current skills to quickly master the fundamentals of Perl developmentfrom basic syntax to objects, data structures to text processing. Next, learn how to use Perl's powerful facilities for working with files, networks, and relational databases. Finally, Core Perl shows you how to make the most of Perl in any Web application-from simple CGI to full-fledged site development and delivery. Coverage includes all this and more:
For years, developers worldwide have relied on Perl for fast, flexible solutions to an extraordinary range of problems, from text manipulation and system administration to database access and Web integration. Core Perl gives developers the skills and insight needed to build robust, maintainable, high-performance codewhatever your application.
REUVEN M. LERNER has been a Web/database consultant since 1995, specializing in open-source software such as Perl and Linux. He lives with his wife and daughter in Modi'in, Israel.