Intermediate Perl

 Perl was created in 1987, and in growing up it has attracted system administrators, web developers, bioinformaticians, and application devlopers among its ranks.

The language itself has also evolved; Perl today doesn't look like Perl in the nineties.

Come learn how to write Perl effectively and idiomatically, with all the tools and techniques discovered since we decided that declaring variables is a good idea.

Learn from the experts how to write modern, enlightened, maintainable Perl.

    Target audience

    People with an understanding of the Perl basics, who want to take their knowledge of the language and its toolset one step further. 


    Knowledge about variables, if statements and for loops, file I/O, arrays and hashes, references. 

     What you will learn

    use strict;

    • From scripter to developer
    • Don't ignore warnings
    • Failing fast

    Stuff you need to know

    • Scoping
    • Slicing
    • Context
    • Closures
    • map, grep and sort


    • Introduction to Moose
    • Classes
    • Methods
    • Attributes
    • Roles
    • Under the hood
    • The MOP


    • Searching
    • Installing modules
    • CPAN Testers
    • Reviews
    • Filing/tracking bugs

    Essential Modules

    • Data::Dumper
    • Carp
    • DateTime
    • Dancer
    • Log4perl
    • Try::Tiny
    • autodie
    • XML::LibXML
    • Template::Toolkit
    • LWP::UserAgent
    • DBIx::Class

    Parsing and matching

    • Regexp::Grammars
    • Advanced regex features
    • Smartmatching


    • Testing modules
    • Writing testable code
    • Coverage


    • Profiling (Devel::NYTProf)
    • Deparse
    • Perl::Tidy
    • Perl::Critic

    The Perl Community

    • Perl Monger groups
    • Conferences and workshops

    Perl 6

    • Two Perls
    • The good parts
    • A bit of the future, today

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    Course info

    Course code: T290
    Duration: 2 days
    Price: 21 500 SEK
    Language: English

    Course schedule

    12 DecBook now



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