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Perl Cookbook : COOKBOOK - Tom Christiansen

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Find a Perl programmer, and you'll find a copy of "Perl Cookbook" nearby. "Perl Cookbook" is a comprehensive collection of problems, solutions, and practical examples for anyone programming in Perl. The book contains hundreds of rigorously reviewed Perl "recipes" and thousands of examples ranging from brief one-liners to complete applications.

The second edition of "Perl Cookbook" has been fully updated for Perl 5.8, with extensive changes for Unicode support, I/O layers, mod_perl, and new technologies that have emerged since the previous edition of the book. Recipes have been updated to include the latest modules. New recipes have been added to every chapter of the book, and some chapters have almost doubled in size.

Covered topic areas include: Manipulating strings, numbers, dates, arrays, and hashes Pattern matching and text substitutions References, data structures, objects, and classes Signals and exceptions Screen addressing, menus, and graphical applications Managing other processes Writing secure scripts Client-server programming Internet applications programming with mail, news, ftp, and telnet CGI and mod_perl programming Web programming Since its first release in 1998, "Perl Cookbook" has earned its place in the libraries of serious Perl users of all levels of expertise by providing practical answers, code examples, and mini-tutorials addressing the challenges that programmers face. Now the second edition of this bestselling book is ready to earn its place among the ranks of favorite Perl books as well.

Whether you're a novice or veteran Perl programmer, you'll find "Perl Cookbook," 2nd Edition to be one of the most useful books on Perl available. Its comfortable discussion style and accurate attention to detail cover just about any topic you'd want to know about. You can get by without having this book in your library, but once you've tried a few of the recipes, you won't want to.

"Perl Cookbook provides an excellent resource in gently guiding newbies and more experienced codes deep into Perl country." Linux User, December 2003 "Highly recommended" - Paul F Johnson, Cvu/ACCU, Febraury 2004

Forewordp. xix
Prefacep. xxi
Stringsp. 1
Numbersp. 59
Dates and Timesp. 90
Arraysp. 110
Hashesp. 150
Pattern Matchingp. 179
File Accessp. 239
File Contentsp. 300
Directoriesp. 346
Subroutinesp. 373
References and Recordsp. 407
Packages, Libraries, and Modulesp. 444
Classes, Objects, and Tiesp. 498
Database Accessp. 548
Interactivityp. 583
Process Management and Communicationp. 622
Socketsp. 672
Internet Servicesp. 719
CGI Programmingp. 756
Web Automationp. 792
mod_perlp. 829
XMLp. 863
Indexp. 897
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ISBN: 9780596003135
ISBN-10: 0596003137
Series: COOKBOOK
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 900
Published: 31st August 2003
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 17.9  x 4.97
Weight (kg): 1.57