If you already understand the basics of Perl programming, this video will give you the advanced education you need to master the real power of Perl. It provides Perl developers with the practical knowledge they need to create complex programs for today¹s demanding applications.
After a prerequisite review and a tour of more advanced regular expression features, the direction shifts to crafting and using reusable code. Explaining references and packages opens the door to creating modules and objects. Applied object-oriented programming gets special attention as Scott demonstrates popular modules for database and web programming, and how to install them from the Comprehensive Perl Archive Network. The course concludes with building a web-based application project using the Dancer framework.
In this LiveLessons video, Perl author and trainer Peter Scott builds on the foundation established in his successful Perl Fundamentals.
About the Author:Peter J. Scott is the author of the Perl Fundamentals LiveLessons video course (2009), and the books Perl Medic (2004) and Perl Debugged (2001), all from Addison-Wesley. In addition to providing Perl training, mentoring, and code review, he has spoken at OSCON, on the Perl Whirl cruise and at YAPC, and founded his local Perl Monger group. A software developer since 1981 and a Perl developer since 1992, he has also developed for NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He also authored the Perl Certificate series of online courses for the O'Reilly School of Technology. Scott graduated from Cambridge University, England, with a Master of Arts Degree in Computer Science and now lives in the Pacific Northwest with his wife Grace, daughter Alana, two cats, and a parrot, at least one of which also knows Perl.