Exercises, examples and other material relating to training module P616. This topic is presented on public course Using Perl on the Web
FTP and telnet are excellent ways to work with remote computers, but they're designed around a human user with keyboard input and screen output. Using Perl modules, you can automate FTP and telnet processes that you run regularly, and even use FTP and telnet connections to access remote data from within a larger Perl application.
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|975||Answering ALL the delegate's Perl questions|
During courses, questions arise. "I'll get back to that" could make people feel that I'm brushing something off ... except that I explain, early on, that some questions require a great deal of background knowledge to be answered sensibly. And I keep a list of topics that I'll be getting back to ...
|531||Packages in packages in Perl|
In perl, all your variables (except "my" ones, which we'll leave for another day) are arranged into packages, and by default that's a package called "main". So if you write about a scalar called $jeremy, that's really $main::jeremy and if you write about a named block of code called &mary, that's ...
Examples from our training material
|ftp2|| Recursive FTP client in Perl|
|ftpdemo|| Simple FTP retreival in Perl|
|sshlet|| Using ssh to contact a remote host|
|telnetdemo|| Log in to a remote host and run a command|
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Topics covered in this module
More flexible transfers.
Running a remote shell and commands.
Using Net::Telnet to hold a remote conversation.
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