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Perl 5: The Big Picture

by Saravanan Dhandapani

Perl has been a “go to” language of many system administrators to automate mundane and repetitive tasks. This course will teach you the value proposition of Perl and the rich ecosystem that it offers.

What you'll learn

Perl has been around for more than three decades and has stood the test of time, despite heavy competition from other popular languages like Python, Java, and C#. In this course, Perl 5: The Big Picture, you’ll learn the value proposition of the Perl language. First, you’ll explore how Perl is still relevant by learning who is currently using it. Next, you’ll discover the business problem that the language solves at various stages of a DevOps pipeline. Finally, you’ll learn the Perl ecosystem and understand its tools and utilities. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll know why and how companies use the Perl language to automate and integrate development and deployment pipelines.

About the author

I have worked in IT design, development, and architecture for over a decade for some of the top fortune 100 companies. I have designed and architected enterprise applications and developed scalable and portable software. I am a Google Certified Professional Architect. Critical areas where I have worked are architecture and design using Java, ESB, Tomcat, ReactJS, JavaScript, Linux, Oracle, SVN, GIT, and so on, and cloud technologies, including AWS and GCP.

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