Perl and Linux

A talk presented to the December 1995 LUV meeting.

Please note: This talk centred primarily on Perl 4, and as such is now (Jan 1999) well out of date. In addition, I have taken the interactive forms off-line due to abuse.



Index

  1. What is Perl?
  2. Perl: The good, the bad and the ugly...
  3. Some features of Perl
  4. Perl 4 vs Perl 5
  5. Perl for Linux
  6. Example 1 - Perl for sysadmin tasks
  7. Example 2 - CGI scripting
  8. Perl resources


Written by Graeme Cross, <gcross@netspace.net.au>

Updated: 28 January, 1999