Learn Perl and CGI programming hands-on, with the world's #1 interactive Perl training course!
With this hands-on, interactive training course, you won't just master Perl: you'll use it to create dynamic CGI applications for the Web, e-commerce, and beyond. Created by world-renowned corporate trainers Deitel & Associates, The Perl Multimedia Cyber Classroom features 12+ hours of expert audio training, and 10,000+ lines of working code in over 250 programs - covering everything from basic Perl syntax through XML and Perl graphical interfaces using Perl/Tk. Listen to in-depth, audio descriptions of key concepts and live code; gain deeper knowledge through the fully-searchable online book; and fine-tune your skills with hundreds of hands-on programming exercises. Start with the fundamentals of Perl syntax and control structures, including arrays, hashes, subroutines, and functions. Learn the fundamentals of CGI programming, including regular expressions, string manipulation, file processing, file/directory manipulation, formatted output, and more. Master the powerful Perl Database Interface (DBI); track sessions and place cookies; and discover advanced techniques for Web automation, process control, and security. You'll even learn how to use XML with Perl, as you build a complete Web-based message forum application.