Exercises, examples and other material relating to training module P772. This topic is presented on public course Perl bootcamp
Most of our Perl training modules concentrate on one particular aspect of the language, but this one's different Ð it takes all the fundamental elements of Perl and uses them in a practical, worked example.
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|2657||Want to do a big batch edit? Nothing beats Perl!|
I still love Perl ...
Wanting to convert a file of lines like this:
into lines like this:
rp_153_track.jpg <img src=rp_153_track.jpg><br><br>
The code is as simple as:
print "$1 $_";
|2129||Nothing beats Perl to solve a data manipulation requirement quickly|
OK - I admit it. It might be slightly out of fashion but I still love Perl for that quick hack script which is a one-off data manipulation need.
I have two files - the first containing records of who signed our pledge for an appropriate TransWilts train service last year, and another containing records ...
|2047||Small Web Server in Perl|
I would not encourage you to write your own web server in Perl, but I might suggest that you used the http protocol as a convenient intersystem communication protocol ... and that might result in you implementing part of http for the purpose ;-)
With that proviso in mind, I have just added source code ...
Examples from our training material
|combine|| Combine source code files into single dbn file|
|lpo|| Manipulating a file of records to extract a report|
|place_people|| Application that demonstrates integration of all the fundamental elements of Perl|
|requests|| Data file for place_people|
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Input and output.
Plain Old Documentation (POD).
On data validation.
On data input and output.
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