Perl Training

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Perl programming is the de facto standard for web application development since time immemorial. Our course on Perl covers all the important aspects of Perl programming like regular expressions, looping, working with files and arguments, libraries, pointers, objects, database interaction and all important web programming.

(4.5) 150 Learners
Instructed by RAVI J

    No Public/Open-house class on the topic scheduled at the moment!

Course Description


The course introduces users programmers and system administrators to the popular interpreted language called Perl (Practical Extraction and Report Language).

Although Perl is hailed as the system administrator's language and is the standard de facto language for writing dynamic web pages this practical course will be useful for anyone working with UNIX text files databases and processes.


The objective of the course is to train participants in becoming a Perl programmer. At the end of the Perl training course, participants will have a good working knowledge of the Perl programming language.

Suggested Audience:

The audience for this course includes application developers, software engineers, and other network designers.

Duration - 3 Days


Prior programming experience.

Course Curriculum

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  • What is Perl
  • Perl at the Command Line
  • Perl Scripts
  • Print Functions
  • Literals
  • Quoting Rules
  • Here Documents
  • Variables
  • Naming Conventions
  • Scope and Package
  • Scalars
  • Assigning a value to a Scalar Variable
  • Curly Braces and Scalars
  • The $_ scalar variable
  • Arrays
  • Slices
  • Split Function
  • Associative Arrays
  • Predefined Filehandles
  • Standard Input
  • Standard Output
  • Standard Error
  • Operators
  • Arithmetic Operators
  • String Operators
  • Assignment Operators
  • Precedence and Associativity
  • Relational and Equality Operators
  • The if Construct
  • Testing Equality
  • The if/else Construct
  • Numeric Operators
  • String Operators
  • Logical Operators
  • The if/elsif/else Construct
  • Autoincrement and Autodecriment Operators
  • String Operations
  • Range Operator
  • Regular Expressions
  • Simple Statements and Modifiers
  • Pattern Matching
  • The Metacharacters
  • The tr function
  • Pattern Matching Operators
  • Loops
  • Labels and Blocks
  • The while Loop
  • The Until Loop
  • The For Loop
  • Labels, Loops, and Loop Control
  • The foreach loop
  • Nested Loops and Labels
  • User Defined Filehandles
  • A Little About Dying
  • The close function
  • Open for reading
  • Open for writing
  • Open for appending
  • Open for pipes
  • The eof function
  • Arguments and More Arrays
  • The @ARGV array-Command Line Arguments
  • ARGV and the Shift Functions
  • Array Built-in Functions
  • The grep function
  • The split function
  • The join function
  • The splice function
  • The pop function
  • The push function
  • The shift function
  • The unshift function
  • The reverse function
  • The sort function
  • The chop function
  • The chomp function
  • More associative Arrays
  • Associative Array Functions
  • The keys function
  • The values function
  • The each function
  • The delete function
  • The exists function
  • The %ENV Array
  • Subroutines
  • Defining and Calling a Subroutine
  • Passing by Reference
  • Passing By Value
  • The local Function
  • The return Statement
  • The Standard Perl Library
  • The @INC Array
  • Packages and .pl Files
  • The require function
  • Including Standard Library Routines
  • Modules and .pm Files
  • Using a Perl5 Module
  • Packages
  • The Symbol Table
  • Using The Strict Pragma
  • The Standard Perl Library
  • Including a Standard Perl Library Routine
  • Using a Perl5 Module from the Standard Perl Library
  • Including your Subroutines from Another Directory
  • The Exporter Module and the @ISA Array
  • Using Modules from the Standard Perl Library
  • Using Perl to Create Your Own Module
  • References
  • Symbolic References (aliases and typeglob)
  • Hard References (pointers)
  • Anonymous Variables and References
  • Object Oriented Perl
  • OOP Terminology
  • Classes
  • The my Function
  • Objects
  • Methods
  • Destructors
  • Inheritance
  • The @ISA Array
  • Derived Classes
  • Perl Modules and Documentation
  • Another Look at the Standard Perl Library
  • POD Files
  • POD Commands
  • How to Use POD Interpreters
  • Using a Module from the Standard Perl Library
  • Tying Variables and DBM Files
  • The Tie Function
  • Predefined Methods
  • DBM Files
  • Creating and Assigning Data to a Database
  • Deleting Entries from a Database
  • DBI module
  • Database programming using DBI module
  • Defining a SQL string using DBI
  • Running perl scripts from web


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  3. All courseware, including session recordings, will always be available to access to you for future reference and rework.

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