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In this video, Perl expert and co-author of the bestselling Learning Perl, Randal Schwartz, presents a sophisticated introduction to the language. This tutorial is designed to meet the pace and scope sought by today's programmers. You'll encounter detailed descriptions, thorough examples, and eclectic wit.

Perl is the language for people who want to get work done. And this video covers all the important aspects of the Perl language through version 5.10. It will turn you into a Perl programmer.

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Average Rating: 4.642857142857143 out of 5 rating Based on 56 Ratings

"Start here." - by James Horsfall on 10-JUL-2013
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Perl was my first programming language and I've been doing it for about 2 years now and its awesome. Next to Larry wall the actual inventor of the language, Randal is the man. I had the original Perl Programming book and I've been going through the videos to make sure I haven't missed anything. There a re a few good refreshers, you probably wont find a better person to teach you than Randal.
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"very very nice" - by Anonymous on 10-APR-2013
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this is the real thing (if you need it)
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"Very good Perl refresher" - by Ali on 28-DEC-2012
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If you used to know Perl, and want a good and easy refresher that covers most of Perl basics, this  could be your best option


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"Randal is great, can't see slides to follow" - by pdx on 13-NOV-2012
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Randal is great, but can't see slides to follow along.  It would be great is O'Reily would have the slides so we can view.  I wish, when they were editing this, that they spent more time on the slides while Randal was talking.  Oh well, I still enjoy this video, and appreciate Randal's corny humor.

P.S.  I really like how he discusses the "real world" of programming and tells you what you may see out there if you are reading others code.

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"Excellent Intro" - by Vivek Ramanathan on 26-MAR-2012
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Excellent introduction video to Perl 5, I would recommend this to my friends.

Introduction videos on regular expressions is the best I have seen so far in the regex world. Especially the way he explains greediness factor of regex; a very important basic information that everyone must know before using a regex.

The intro to sort built-in function is very clear and descriptive, excellent!.

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Table of Contents

Chapter/Selection

Time

Introduction

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00:38:04

Scalar Data

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00:48:02

Lists and Arrays

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00:53:36

Subroutines

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00:37:55

Input and Output

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00:36:28

Hashes

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00:40:10

In The World of Regular Expressions

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00:29:05

Matching with Regular Expressions

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00:48:42

Processing Text with Regular Expressions

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00:50:49

More Control Structures

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00:57:48

Perl Modules

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00:27:13

File Tests

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00:30:15

Directory Operations

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00:14:56

File Operations

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00:36:33

Strings and Sorting

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00:33:33

Process Management

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00:46:35

In The Llama Book and More

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00:14:24

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