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Basic Perl Programming Training Course Outline

Module 1: Perl Basics

  • Perl Programming
  • Installing Perl
  • First Perl Program
  • Data Types
  • Perl Scalers
  • Perl Operators

Module 2: Control Structure

  • Introduction to Control Structures
  • Conditional Statements
  • Reading Input
  • Booleans
  • Shortform Ifs

Module 3: Looping

  • Loops
  • Last and Next Statements
  • Code Block Labelss
  • Exit Statement
  • Index and Rindex Statement
  • Printf Function

Module 4: Lists and Arrays

  • Perl Lists
  • Arrays
  • Foreach Loop
  • Pop and Push Operators
  • Context
  • Reordering Array Elements
  • Converting Scalars and Arrays
  • Grep Function
  • Hash Intersection

Module 5: File and Directories

  • Filehandles
  • Reading Files
  • Die Statement
  • Writing Data to a File
  • Binary File
  • File Tests
  • File and Directory Manipulation

Module 6: Function (Subroutines)

  • Subroutines
  • Arguments
  • Passing Arrays and Hashes as Arguments
  • Subroutine Prototype
  • Scope
  • Perl Debugger

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Who should attend this Basic Perl Programming Training Course?

The Basic Perl Programming Training Course will provide a comprehensive skillset to individuals who want to learn programming using the Perl Programming language. This course can be beneficial for a wide range of professionals, including:

  • Software Developers
  • Scripting Engineers
  • IT Professionals
  • System Administrators
  • Application Programmers
  • Software Engineers
  • Systems Analysts
  • Automation Specialists

Prerequisites of the Basic Perl Programming Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites to attend the Basic Perl Programming Training Course. However, a basic knowledge of computers and programming  would be beneficial for the delegates.

Basic Perl Programming Training Course Overview

Perl, a versatile scripting language, is renowned for its text-processing capabilities, making it a fundamental skill for aspiring developers. The language features a unique blend of procedural, functional, and object-oriented programming paradigms, and is known for its flexibility. Its relevance spans various domains, from web development to data analysis.

Proficiency in Basic Perl Programming is critical for professionals in the software and web development fields. System Administrators, Data Analysts, and Software Engineers can significantly benefit from mastering Perl. Its versatility in automating tasks and manipulating data ensures these professionals stay ahead in their careers.

This intensive 2-day course is designed to equip delegates with essential skills for immediate practical application. Delegates will learn the core concepts of Perl, including variables, control structures, and regular expressions. Hands-on exercises and real-world examples ensure rapid skill development.

Course Objectives:

  • To understand Perl fundamentals and syntax
  • To learn to work with variables, arrays, and hashes in Perl
  • To master control structures and decision-making in Perl scripts
  • To explore regular expressions for advanced text processing
  • To gain hands-on experience in solving real-world programming challenges
  • To understand the significance of Perl in web development and data analysis
  • To develop the ability to automate tasks and streamline processes using Perl
  • To be proficient in writing efficient Perl scripts for various applications

After completing this training, delegates will be well-versed in Perl fundamentals and its practical applications. They will possess the skills to develop efficient Perl scripts for automating tasks, data manipulation, and web development. This training opens doors to numerous opportunities in the realm of Programming, empowering professionals to excel in their careers.


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What’s included in this Basic Perl Programming Training Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors   
  • Basic Perl Programming Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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The town of Darlington is located in the county of Durham in the North East of England. Darlington town has an approximate population of 106,000 residents. The town of Darlington is renowned for being having the first passenger railway using steam locomotives. The unemployment rate for Darlington currently stands at just 4%. This is dramatically lower in comparison to the national average unemployment rate which currently stands at 7.6%. Darlington is home to the Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College which educates up to 2000 students each year in the town and surrounding areas. The Sixth Form College educates students aged between 16 through to 18 and offers up to 40 full-time AS and A level courses, as well as some vocational courses and GCSEs, and several part-time evening classes. Darlington has around 11 schools in the area including independent schools; Yarm at Raventhorpe, and Polam Hall School.

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Please arrive at the venue for 08:45am
This Perl course assumes that delegates can already program in at least one programming language or scripting language.
The course is for developers who want to learn the Perl way of doing things. It emphasizes taking advantage of Perl's native productivity tools and techniques.
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This course is 2 days
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