Exercises, examples and other material relating to training module P704. This module is presented on Private Courses
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Planning your project
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|2375||Designing your data structures for a robust Perl application|
Whatever language you're programming in, design of your data structures is important. You should consider such design ahead of time, and before you start to code - "What am I going to be doing with this data" and "how do I want to access it".
It is easy - VERY easy - to fall into the trap of staring ...
|2070||Converting to Perl - the sort of programs you will write|
I've put many of the examples that I wrote during last week's Perl Course into our converting to Perl resource, and they've available for use and download from there, subject to the usual "use at your own risk" exclusion!
Where delegates are used to prescriptive, declared languages such as Cobol (or ...
|1395||Dont just convert to Perl - re-engineer!|
There's a difference between converting a program from one language to another and re-engineering a program to make best use of a new language - and I had a couple of clear examples of that on our Perl for Larger Projects course today.
The following is "converted" code ...
if (! open (FH,"../Desktop/access_log.xyz")) ...
|836||Build on what you already have with OO|
If I start recalling a "Goons" sketch, then I'll show my age .... but never mind. It was a RERUN that I saw ;-)
Spike Milligan is counting votes at an election. "Two thousand, six hundred and forty two". "Two thousand, six hundred and forty three". "Two thousand, six hundred and forty four" ...
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Topics covered in this module
Structured v object oriented - how to choose.
Planning your project.
Allowing for the future.
Writing maintainable code; considerations in Perl.
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