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Perl Deep Dive
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Perl Deep Dive Training

Learn to develop and debug Perl applications with advanced modules of Perl. Use DBI modules to integrate Perl scripts with databases.

Online & Classroom | Latest & Accredited Courseware | 100+ hrs of assignments

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Key Features

32 hours interactive, virtual advanced Perl training
Sessions conducted by certified and experienced instructors
Intensive lab exercises for hands on familiarity with Perl
Learn to fully leverage Perl and its object oriented features
Learn to integrate Perl with databases and other programs

Description

It’s time to master the advanced features of Perl and Zeolearn’s Perl training will help you explore its object oriented features, write your own Perl modules and extend Perl with C/C++ . With a workshop that focuses more on lab sessions than on theory, you will get access to loads of code library that you can reference and understand how Perl interacts with databases and its design and implementation. Get the resources needed to start programming and applying Perl solutions to real world problems.

Where is Perl used ?
Perl has several uses from simple to the complicated:    In its simplest form, Perl can be used to extract data from a text file and print out a report    It is also used for system administration, network prototyping, security, data mining and statistical analysis.

Here’s what you will learn!
Develop Perl applications using its object oriented features and learn to use its classes and objects    Use the advanced modules of Perl and also learn how to debug your applications    Integrate Perl scripts with databases using the DBI module    Extend Perl with C/C++ and get speed, type safety and other features in your programmes.

Is this course right for you?
Perl programmers who want to learn the more advanced features of Perl will find this course useful.

Prerequisites:
Participants are expected to know how to write Perl scripts using basic datatypes and its library or should have alternately undergone Zeolearn’s course on Perl.

 

Curriculum

  • Warnings
  • Diagnostic Messages
  • Carping, Confessing, and Croaking
  • Strict Checks
  • Compiler Pragmas
  • Debugging Flags
  • Your Perl Configuration
  • The Devel::Peek Module
  • The Data::Dumper Module
  • The grep Operator
  • Lists, Arrays, and List Operators
  • Context
  • Context and Subroutines
  • Initializing Arrays and Hashes
  • Reference Syntax
  • Auto-vivification
  • Defined Values
  • Other List Operators
  • Usage of map, grep, and foreach
  • Blocks
  • Subroutines
  • Subroutine Prototypes
  • Code Refs and Anonymous Subroutines
  • Typeglobbing for the Non-Squeamish
  • Local (Dynamic) Variables
  • Lexical Variables
  • Persistent Private Subroutine Variables
  • Closures
  • The eval Operator
  • The Block Form of eval
  • The String Form of eval
  • Block Form of eval for Exception Handling
  • Review of Packages
  • BEGIN and END Blocks
  • Symbol Tables
  • Package Variables
  • Calling Package Subroutines
  • Importing Package Symbols
  • Exporting Package Symbols
  • Using the Exporter Package
  • The use Function
  • AUTOLOAD and @ISA
  • AutoLoader and SelfLoader
  • Object-Oriented Stuff
  • Making Perl Object-Oriented
  • References
  • The bless Function
  • So, What's a Blessed Thing Good For?
  • Calling Class and Object Methods
  • Object Methods
  • Writing Classes
  • Constructors
  • Inheritance
  • What Perl Doesn't Do
  • Why Use tie?
  • Tying a Scalar
  • Inside Tied Variables
  • untie
  • Tying an Array
  • Tying Hashes
  • Tie::Hash and Tie::Array
  • Tying Filehandles
  • What Are DBM, NDBM, GDBM, SDBM, etc?
  • Using the DBM Modules
  • Laziness, Impatience, and Hubris
  • CPAN
  • Using Modules
  • Installing a Perl Module
  • Unpacking the Module Source
  • The Configuration Step
  • The Build Step
  • The Test Step
  • The Install Step
  • Using CPAN.pm
  • Using Module Documentation
  • The Old Way - DBPerls
  • A Better Way - DBI/DBD
  • Database Programming
  • Handles
  • Connecting to the Database
  • Creating a SQL Query
  • Getting the Results
  • Updating Database Data
  • Transaction Management
  • Finishing Up
  • Error Checking in DBI
  • Getting Connected
  • Drivers
  • Using Parameterized Statements
  • Statement Handle Attributes
  • Other Handle Attributes
  • Column Binding
  • The do Method
  • BLOBs and LONGs and Such
  • Installing DBI Drivers
  • Tcl, Tk, Tcl/Tk, Tkperl, Perl/Tk, etc.
  • Perl/Tk
  • Creating a Perl/Tk Application
  • GUI Programming Overview
  • Adding Widgets
  • Scrolled Widgets
  • Configuring Widgets
  • Menus
  • More Fun with Menus
  • Using FileSelect
  • Tk::Error and Tk::ErrorDialog
  • Configuring Widgets
  • Geometry Management
  • Geometry Management with grid()
  • The Frame Widget
  • Defining Widget Callbacks
  • Bindings
  • Nonblocking I/O with fileevent()
  • Tags
  • Other Widgets
  • Other Tk Commands
  • Getting Tk
  • Extending the Perl Interpreter
  • Overview of Perl5 XSUBs
  • Get Started with h2xs
  • Set up the Perl Wrapper Class
  • Write the XS Code
  • The XS File
  • Write Some Test Code
  • What Do You Want?
  • Returning Values on the Stack
  • A Walk Through an XSUB
  • Arguments to XSUBs
  • Other h2xs Options
  • Why Embed Perl?
  • Embedding Perl in a C Program
  • Compiling the Program
  • perlmain.c
  • Perl Data Types
  • Macros and Functions
  • Manipulating Scalars
  • Memory Management
  • Script Space
  • Evaluating Perl Expressions
  • Dynamic Loading
  • Multiple Perl Interpreters
  • Distributing Modules
  • Get Started with h2xs
  • Files Created by h2xs
  • The Build Library (blib) ulectory
  • Unit Testing and test.pl
  • Versions
  • Using blib
  • POD
  • POD Translators
  • Cutting a Distribution
  • Other Niceties
  • Makefile.PL
  • Think First
  • Object-Oriented Design
  • Object-Oriented Development
  • Library Modules
  • Utility Programs
  • Filters
  • Performance
  • Timing with Benchmark

Frequently Asked Questions

Perl is an object oriented programming language and is used in a variety of different scenarios. Perl scripts are programs written in Perl and they find applications in several areas due to their compact and reusable nature. They can be used in databases, multimedia, GUI development, system administration and other areas. Perl is a language that is not going to die anytime soon and hence there is a huge demand for Perl programmers. Learning the advanced features of Perl will help you better leverage its features and create more robust Perl packages. Zeolearn Academy’s Perl training online will give you a complete walk through on Perl advanced features. If you have already undergone our Perl 101 basic course then you are the perfect candidate for this advanced Perl online class. This advanced course is a hands on tutorial designed to equip participants with the skills needed to offer Perl solutions to real world problems.

On completing the course, you will learn:

  • The object oriented features of Perl and their classes
  • To manipulate lists and create packages
  • Install and use Perl modules
  • Connect Perl scripts with databases
  • Develop Perl modules and understand Perl/Tk programming
  • Extend Perl with C/C++

Zeolearn brings you online, mentor driven courses that not only help professionals gain theoretical expertise but also the practical experience in a wide variety of courses including courses on Programming such as DevOps, which is very popular. The fact that our workshops are mentor driven gives us an edge over other training institutes since you can learn from industry experts about the application and challenges of upcoming technologies. We have so far trained thousands of professionals with the skills needed to land lucrative jobs and you could be next!

You will receive Perl certification in the form of a course completion certificate.

Towards the end of the course, all participants will be required to work on a project to get hands on familiarity with the concepts learnt. You will write your own Perl scripts with support from your mentors. This project, which can also be a live industry project, will be reviewed by our instructors and industry experts. On successful completion, you will be awarded a certificate.

Classes are held on weekdays and weekends. You can check available schedules and choose the batch timings which are convenient for you.

You may be required to put in 10 to 12 hours of effort every week, including the live class, self study and assignments.

Your classes will be held online. All you need is a windows computer with good internet connection to attend your classes online. A headset with microphone is recommended.

You may also attend these classes from your smart phone or tablet.

Don’t worry, you can always access your class recording or opt to attend the missed session again in any other live batch.

Perl programmers who want to learn the more advanced features of Perl will find this course useful. 

  • Operating system such as Mac OS X, Windows or Linux
  • The latest version of Perl installed
  • A text editor for editing the Perl scripts (please contact us to discuss the best editor for your environment)
  • Internet Connection

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