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This easy-to-follow online course introduces you to CGI - even if you have no other programming experience. You'll be writing CGIs in a matter of hours. Perl-based.

Perl programming techniques, cgi, databases, networking, and more... articles, tips and tutorials for all levels of expertise.

The article describes, in detail, how to install Perl Scripts on a web server. It also discusses some basic perl syntax and programming techniques.

This article covers the very first steps in understanding the concept of regular expressions and their use in Perl.

Turning on taint mode in your Perl CGI scripts will make them more secure. Learn how to activate it and how to fix problems.

A general introduction to Perl - used most frequently in the context of CGI. Covers how to get Perl, the variables and functions.

An online course to learn Perl.

This FAQ features over 100 answers to questions about Perl 6, including changes since Perl 5 and new features such as junctions, multi subs, hyper operators and the new class and object system. Also includes a step-by-step guide to writing your first Perl 6 program.

Not strictly a CGI resource, however if you are interested in learning more about Perl or looking for Perl resources not contained in The CGI Resource Index, this is the site you will want to check.

The Regex Tutor helps you understand how Perl regular expressions work. Try your own pattern matches and see the annotated results.

Using Perl in the construction and operation of a large website. Includes instructions on site maps, the mirroring process, and more. This is a low-cost alternative (or supplement) to the use of commercial site management products, suitable for those webmasters with programming skills.

Genetic programming uses mutation and replication to produce algorithms for creating ever-improving computer programs. In this column, you'll get to know the genetic algorithm in simple terms. This article provides Perl implementations for some specific tasks, adaptable for generic use.

These are a series of articles to help you learn Perl with easy to understand text, examples, and exercises.

This first article of a four-part series is an introduction to Ruby programming. Readers who know how to use some other scripting language, such as Perl, will benefit most from this series. The exploration into Ruby begins with a discussion of variables, quotes, arrays, objects, and methods. Subsequent articles in this Ruby series will deal with more advanced topics, including developing graphical applications and using Ruby with databases.

This article describes the facilities provided by Perl for file handling.

Complete, searchable documentation for all recent versions of Perl

Learn through examples how to use the Perl map function to either run a block or an expression against each element of a list. A lot of commented examples are provided to help you better understand how to use the map function in your scripts.

Learn through examples how to use the Perl sort function to sort a list by an alphabetical or numerical order. It covers the main syntax forms of this function accompanied by a lot of examples.

Learn the basics of programming Perl. Topics covered include basic syntax, variables, arrays, hashes, conditionals, loops, and installing and using modules.

A mainstay of the Perl culture, JAPH is a short script that produces the output "Just another Perl hacker." Although written for the beginner or intermediate Perl programmer, this article examines a few simple examples of the JAPH genre that will surprise and engage even the most seasoned devotee.

This article will explain what XML-RPC is and how to use Perl's Frontier::RPC library to create simple clients and servers. Included are samples of XML-RPC conversation diagrams and datatypes.

Randal Schwartz (author of popular titles Learning Perl and Programming Perl) writes monthly columns for WebTechniques magazine dealing with CGI and other web-related issues. This archive contains fully searchable text of all published columns, as well as the programs in downloadable form.

Learn through examples how to use the Perl pack function to concatenate into a string a list of values converted according to the formats specified by a template. A lot of commented examples are provided to help you better understand how to use the pack function in your scripts.

A 50 page tutorial eBook covering Perl, CGI, MySQL and more.

Learn to use the WWW::Mechanize Perl module to navigate websites and submit webforms with just a few lines of code. WWW::Mechanize allows you to quickly and easily retrieve webpages, parse documents, and more.

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