Learning Perl Objects, References, and Modules

Learning Perl Objects, References, and Modules

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Perl is a versatile, powerful programming language used in a variety of disciplines, ranging from system administration to web programming to database manipulation. One slogan of Perl is that it makes easy things easy and hard things possible. This book is about making the leap from the easy things to the hard ones. Learning Perl Objects, References a Modulesoffers a gentle but thorough introduction to advanced programming in Perl. Written by the authors of the best-sellingLearning Perl, this book picks up where that book left off. Topics include: Packages and namespaces References and scoping Manipulating complex data structures Object-oriented programming Writing and using modules Contributing to CPAN Following the successful format ofLearning Perl, each chapter in the book is designed to be small enough to be read in just an hour or two, ending with a series of exercises to help you practice what you've learned. To use the book, you just need to be familiar with the material inLearning Perland have ambition to go further. Perl is a different language to different people. It is a quick scripting tool for some, and a fully-featured object-oriented language for others. It is used for everything from performing quick global replacements on text files, to crunching huge, complex sets of scientific data that take weeks to process. Perl is what you make of it. But regardless of what you use Perl for, this book helps you do it more effectively, efficiently, and elegantly. Learning Perl Objects, References a Modulesis about learning to use Perl as a programming language, and not just a scripting language. This is the book that separates the Perl dabbler from the Perl programmer.by valueaquot;), any changes made to @_ arena#39;t reflected automatically in the corresponding provisions array.a#39; To solve either or both of these problems, you need pass by reference rather than pass by value. And thata#39;s just what the doctor (oranbsp;...

Title:Learning Perl Objects, References, and Modules
Author:Randal L. Schwartz, Tom Phoenix
Publisher:"O'Reilly Media, Inc." - 2003


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