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Perl 5 Fundamentals

by Saravanan Dhandapani

Perl is the go-to language of many system administrators to automate most of their mundane and repetitive tasks. This course will teach you the basic concepts and features of this language.

What you'll learn

Many system administrators rely on a scripting language like Perl to accomplish their day-to-day work. In this course, Perl 5 Fundamentals, you’ll learn to master the basics of the Perl language. First, you’ll explore the syntax of Perl, the simple and complex data structures provided by the language. Next, you’ll discover how to use the various looping constructs to control the flow of your program. Then, you'll delve into file handling techniques and regular expressions. Finally, you’ll learn how to package and distribute your code using Perl modules. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of developing scripts using all the core features provided by Perl needed to automate and monitor your day-to-day tasks.

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About the author

I have been working in IT design, development, and architecture for more than a decade for some of the top fortune 100 companies. I have been involved in fine-tuning software delivery process, improving performance and developing software that is scalable and portable. Some of the key areas where I have worked on 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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