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Perl Programming Tutorial :: Table of Contents

Section 1: Simple Perl

  1. Introduction
  2. Data Structures: Scalars, Arrays, Hashes
  3. Program Control and Functions
  4. Input/Output, File Input/Output, Command-Line Arguments

Section 2: Beyond Simple Perl

  1. Records and References
  2. Regular Expressions and String Manipulation
  3. Manipulating Files and Directories
  4. Process Management

This tutorial takes only an introductory look at Perl. Therefore, if you wish to study the Perl Programming Language further, consult the texts mentioned below. This tutorial is based largely off two excellent ORA texts:

This tutorial is not meant to replace these texts. It should be used as a supplement only. You cannot learn Perl by just reading about it! You must practice what you learn if you expect to get anything out of this tutorial.

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