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Fundamentals of Perl Programming - Revised

Back End Languages
Free Course
This course introduces you to features of the Perl programming language such as formats, modules the Perl CGI.pm and subroutines. Perl is a general-purpose programming language originally developed for text manipulation and now used for a wide range of tasks including system administration, web development, network programming, GUI development, and more.
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  • Duration

    6-10 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    Mark Berman

Description

Outcome

Certification

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Description

Perl is a general-purpose programming language originally developed for text manipulation and now used for a wide range of tasks including system administration, web development, network programming, GUI development, and more. This course introduces you to features of the Perl programming language such as formats, modules the Perl CGI.pm and subroutines.

The course starts off with teaching you about the basics of Programming from installing Perl to creating variables, arrays loops, conditional statements and mathematical operations. Then the course will discuss functions, hashes, file manipulation and the basics of regular expressions. After which the course delves in to using Perl to send emails, posting forms on the internet, and downloading and extracting data from web pages even the whole page its self.

Next the course begins discussing using the Perl module CGI.Pm and all the features and functions it provides. Along with teach you about file manipulation and formatting text files using Perl. Then the course will teach you about the different types of references and how to use them, after which it will delve in to more complex uses of hashes, arrays, loops and using databases. Lastly the course teach about manipulating text using the Regular expressions giving you a good basis and understand of them.

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will : 


  • Recognize how to create use and manipulate variables & Arrays
  • Recognize loops and conditional statements in Perl programming
  • Explain how the functions Grep and Map work and what they do
  • Recognize how to create and manipulate a hash
  • Discuss environmental variables how to retrieve them and what data they contain
  • Explain how to include other script files or Perl module into your program
  • Explain how references work and how to use them
  • Discuss the keywords my and local and what they do
  • Recognize how to store data structures
  • Identify what back references are and what they can do
  • Discuss creating and using Regular Expressions

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