Table of contents for Perl for dummies / by Paul Hoffman.

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Part I: Getting Started with Perl.   

Chapter 1: Perl’s Place in the Programming World.   

Chapter 2: Running Perl on Your Computer.   

Chapter 3: Diving into the Guts of Perl.   

Chapter 4: A Perl Program Tour, Times Two.   

Part II: The Basic Perl Programming Ingredients.   

Chapter 5: Terrific Text.   

Chapter 6: Nifty Numbers.   

Chapter 7: Learning to Love Lists and Hashes.   

Chapter 8: Creating Cool Conditionals and Lovely Loops.   

Chapter 9: Doing Advanced Stuff with Operators and Functions.   

Part III: The Nuts and Bolts of Perl.   

Chapter 10: The Files Go In, The Files Go Out.   

Chapter 11: Beyond File and Directory Basics.   

Chapter 12: Stringing Along: Pattern Matching and Regular Expressions.   

Chapter 13: Looking Like a Pro: Subroutines, Imported Code, and Graceful Exits.   

Part IV: Advanced Perl Demystified.   

Chapter 14: Perl and CGI: Web Server Programs Demystified.   

Chapter 15: Perl Gets Cozy with the Web, E-Mail, and the Rest of the Internet.   

Chapter 16: Using Perl as a Gateway to XML and Web Services.   

Chapter 17: Dancing with Databases.   

Chapter 18: Controlling Your Computer from Perl.   

Chapter 19: Object-Oriented Perl.   

Part V: The Part of Tens.   

Chapter 20: Ten Guidelines for Programming with Style.   

Chapter 21: Ten Really Short, Really Useful Perl Programs.   

Part VI: Appendix.   

Appendix: The Great Perl Reference.   


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