Intermediate Perl Programming

(detailed course outline)

This hands-on course is designed for those individuals who want to use Perl more effectively. Students learn how to use complex data structures to organize data in Perl programs and manipulate records with references. Process creation, synchronization, and data streams are explored, along with the organization of Perl programs into packages and modules. Students also learn how to work with databases to organize data using fixed and variable length fields. This course combines class lectures using slides and handouts, strengthening the material with hands-on lab exercises.