Mastering Modern Perl: Writing Efficient and Maintainable Code
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Mastering Modern Perl: Writing Efficient and Maintainable Code

Intermediate

166 Lessons

35h

Certificate of Completion

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Mastering Modern Perl: Writing Efficient and Maintainable Code
405 Playgrounds
30 Challenges
13 Quizzes
68 Illustrations

Takeaway Skills

An understanding of the philosophy behind Perl’s design.

A deep understanding of the Perl programming language.

The ability to build Modern Perl mindset and write idiomatic Perl code.

An understanding of the best practices for writing reliable and maintainable Perl code.

The ability to leverage CPAN to improve productivity and write better Perl code.

Course Overview

Modern Perl is a mindset. It’s an approach to writing great software with the Perl programming language. It’s how effective Perl programmers write powerful, maintainable, scalable, concise, and excellent code. It takes advantage of Perl’s extensive library of free software (the CPAN) and language features designed to multiply your productivity. In this course, you will cover a wide range of topics, including Perl's philosophy, the basics of the Perl language, object-oriented programming, exception handling...Show More

Course Content

1

Introduction to Modern Perl

2

The Perl Philosophy

3

Perl Identifiers and Variables

4

Control Flow: Conditionals and Looping

5

Data Structures

6

Packages and References

9 Lessons

7

Operators

5 Lessons

8

Functions

21 Lessons

9

Regular Expressions and Matching

17 Lessons

10

Objects

16 Lessons

11

Style and Efficacy

10 Lessons

12

Managing Real Programs

18 Lessons

13

Perl Beyond Syntax

4 Lessons

14

What to Avoid

7 Lessons

15

Perl and Its Community

3 Lessons

16

Next Steps with Perl

3 Lessons

17

Appendix

1 Lesson

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