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All the essential Perl information you need - at your fingertips!
Learn all the core features of Perl - -from command-line options and built-in functions to general syntax, special variables, regular expressions, and Perl modules -- using this hands-on resource. Written by programming expert Martin Brown, Perl Programmer's Reference shows you precisely how and when to use downloadable CPAN modules to power-up your programs. With this accessible guide on hand, you'll be able to implement quick solutions to all of your programming challenges--in no time.
With Perl Programmer's Reference you will:
Learn all about Perl's elements and exactly how and when to use them Discover the best uses for Perl's standard functions and modules Use the Perl Compiler, Debugger, and Threads within your Perl scripts
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