PERL Programming for Open Systems - AN203G

PERL Programming for Open Systems - AN203G

Audience

This advanced course is designed for individuals who want to use Perl to improve their productivity such as:

  • System administrators
  • Database administrators
  • Developers looking for a powerful programming environment
  • Tivoli administrators, etc.

Prerequisites

You should have:

  • Familiarity with AIX/UNIX or Windows operating systems
  • Proficiency with a text editor, such as vi or emacs
  • Familiarity with shell scripting, C, or other procedural programming languages

Duration

4 days.

Course Objectives

Learn the core skills required to be an effective Perl 5 programmer.

This course concentrates on the core skills required to do effective Perl 5 programming. The course also introduces the extensive module library, with particular attention to using Perl for working with databases.

By the end of this course you should have a firm grounding in the Perl language and be able to:

  • Write Perl scripts for data-processing, system administration, and other applications
  • Use modules from the Perl Module Library to improve your efficiency

Course Content

Simple data types
I/O using standard input and output
Flow control
Lists and arrays
Regular expressions
String and array processing
Multi-dimensional and associative arrays
User-defined subroutines
File I/O
Advanced flow control
Dealing with files and directories
Running perl
Report generation
Accessing operating system data
Running external programs
Introduction to modules
A database interface

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