Perl Pocket Reference: Programming Tools by Johan VromansPerl Pocket Reference: Programming Tools by Johan Vromans

Perl Pocket Reference: Programming Tools

byJohan Vromans

Paperback | August 2, 2011

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If you have a Perl programming question, you'll find the answer quickly in this handy, easy-to-use quick reference. The Perl Pocket Reference condenses and organizes stacks of documentation down to the most essential facts, so you can find what you need in a heartbeat.

Updated for Perl 5.14, the 5th edition provides a summary of Perl syntax rules and a complete list of operators, built-in functions, and other features. It's the perfect companion to O'Reilly's authoritative and in-depth Perl programming books, including Learning Perl, Programming Perl, and the Perl Cookbook..

Johan Vromans has engaged in software engineering research since 1975. Convinced of the importance of a good programming environment, he became an expert in using GNU Emacs and the Perl programming language. Recently he was instrumental in bringing the Internet to the Netherlands as a commercial activity. He currently owns his own type...
Title:Perl Pocket Reference: Programming ToolsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:104 pages, 7 × 4.25 × 0.3 inPublished:August 2, 2011Publisher:O'Reilly MediaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1449303706

ISBN - 13:9781449303709


Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Perl Pocket Reference; 1.1 Perl 5.14.1; 1.2 Conventions used in this book; 1.3 Features; 1.4 Syntax; 1.5 Embedded Documentation; 1.6 Data Types; 1.7 Quotes and Interpolation; 1.8 Literal Values; 1.9 Variables; 1.10 Context; 1.11 Operators and Precedence; 1.12 Statements; 1.13 Packages and Modules; 1.14 Pragmatic Modules; 1.15 Subroutines; 1.16 Special Subroutines; 1.17 Object-Oriented Programming; 1.18 Special Classes; 1.19 Arithmetic Functions; 1.20 Conversion Functions; 1.21 Structure Conversion; 1.22 String Functions; 1.23 Array and List Functions; 1.24 Hash Functions; 1.25 Smartmatching; 1.26 Regular Expression Patterns; 1.27 Search and Replace Functions; 1.28 File Operations; 1.29 File Test Operators; 1.30 Input and Output; 1.31 Formatted Printing; 1.32 Formats; 1.33 Directory Reading Routines; 1.34 System Interaction; 1.35 Networking; 1.36 System V IPC; 1.37 Miscellaneous; 1.38 Tying Variables; 1.39 Information from System Databases; 1.40 Special Variables; 1.41 Special Arrays; 1.42 Special Hashes; 1.43 Environment Variables; 1.44 Threads;Command-Line Options; PERL5OPT; #!;The Perl Debugger;Perl Links; Organizational; Sources, documentation, support; News, blogs, publications; Platforms, distributions;