Perl 3 Course Description:
If you're comfortable creating simple Perl scripts but haven't mastered the use of references to create complex data structures, this course is for you. By the end you will understand the key concept of lists of lists, and how to use them for working with any kind of database. Advanced use of regular expressions and exception handling are also covered.
You will learn:
- Use of references to create multidimensional data structures
- Representing a multi-column or relational database in Perl
- Use of advanced regular expression features
- Exception handling
- Prerequisites for object-oriented and web programming
This course is for the graduate of the "Perl 2" course, or someone with equivalent expertise: You are comfortable with basic scripts, can read most regular expressions, and know how to get data in and out of your programs.