by Nick Parlante
Publisher: Stanford University 2002
Number of pages: 25
A 23 page introduction to the main features of the Perl language. The coverage is pretty quick -- it's intended for people who know some programming but need an introduction to Perl's way of doing things. Topics include: scalar variables, strings, arrays, hash tables, file input and output, regular expressions, and subroutines.
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