Picking Up Perl
by Bradley M. Kuhn
Publisher: ebb.org 2001
Number of pages: 66
The material covered in this book is designed to prepare the reader to enter the world of Perl programming. This book covers the basic data and control structures of Perl, as well as the philosophies behind Perl programming. The native search patterns used in Perl, called regular expressions, are introduced and discussed.
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