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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 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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