You already know some Perl. You’ve read a book, written a few scripts, maybe even a module, but are you sure you’re doing it right? Languages and techniques evolve over time, and Perl is no exception.
This detailed tutorial will cover many of the best modern and practical techniques in Perl, including:
Join internationally acclaimed speaker Paul Fenwick, and White Camel Award winner Jacinta Richardson, as they examine some of the best modern Perl techniques you can use today.
A knowledge of Perl’s basic language features is assumed.
Paul Fenwick is the managing director of Perl Training Australia, and has been teaching computer science for over a decade. He is an internationally acclaimed presenter at conferences and user-groups worldwide, where he is well-known for his humour and off-beat topics.
In his spare time, Paul’s interests include security, mycology, cycling, coffee, scuba diving, and lexically scoped user pragmata.
Jacinta Richardson runs Perl Training Australia, a micro-business offering courses throughout Australia. Both as part of her job and a massive free-time sink, she is involved in running conferences (linux.conf.au 2007, Open Source Developers’ Conference (Australia) 2004-2008, Australian System Administrators Conference (SAGE-AU) 2008-2009), attending conferences, writing perl-tips, speaking at Perl Monger meetings whenever she’s in the right town, participating in on-line Perl forums and promoting women in IT. For her work in the Perl community, Jacinta was awarded the White Camel Award in 2008. When away from the computer, Jacinta enjoys scuba diving,
cycling and baking.
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