Beginning Perl Programming

(detailed course outline)

This hands-on course is designed for those individuals who want to use Perl to develop applications. Students learn how to work with scalars, structure data with arrays, lists, and hashes, and use constructs for looping and decision flow. Pattern matching with regular expressions is introduced, and students learn how to write Perl subroutines and work with files and directories. This course combines class lectures using slides and handouts, strengthening the material with hands-on lab exercises.