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Perl in a Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Oreilly & Associates Inc
Publication date January 1, 1999
Pages 654
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781565922860
ISBN-10 1565922867
Dimensions 1.25 by 6 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1.75 lbs.
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Original list price $29.95
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Covers the basic features of the PERL programming language, including command-line options, built-in functions, syntax, special variables, and regular expressions (view table of contents)
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Perl in a Nutshell is a comprehensive reference guide to the Perl programming language. This book covers all the core features of the language. It ranges widely through the Perl programmer's universe, gathering together in convenient form a wealth of information about Perl itself and its application to CGI scripts, network programming, database interaction, and graphical user interfaces. It also gives detailed coverage about using Perl within a Win32 environment.This book assembles more information about the language in one place than any other reference work. Here are just some of the topics covered in the book:

  • Basic language reference
  • Introduction to using Perl modules
  • Perl and CGI: CGI basics, CGI.pm, mod_perl
  • DBI, the database-independent API for Perl
  • Sockets programming in Perl
  • LWP, the library for World Wide Web programming in Perl
  • The Net::* modules
As part of the successful "in a Nutshell" series of books from O'Reilly & Associates, Perl in a Nutshell is for readers who want a single reference for all their needs.


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2 sub edition from Oreilly & Associates Inc (June 1, 2002)
9780596002411 | details & prices | 760 pages | 6.25 × 9.00 × 1.50 in. | 2.00 lbs | List price $44.99
About: Covers the basic features of the Perl programming language, including command-line options, built-in functions, syntax, special variables, and regular expressions.
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9781565922860 | details & prices | 654 pages | 6.00 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.75 lbs | List price $29.95
About: Covers the basic features of the PERL programming language, including command-line options, built-in functions, syntax, special variables, and regular expressions

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