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Tutorial Details: Intermediate Perl

Date: Thursday, March 31, 2005, 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Location: 402 Walter
Instructor(s): Benjamin J Lynch, MSI

Perl is a powerful interpreted language that takes very little knowledge to get started. It can be used to automate many research tasks with little effort.

This tutorial will cover some important properties of Perl and give some examples of simple and useful Perl scripts. We will discuss modules, context, regular expressions, special variables, system calls, and references.

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Perl is helpful, but not necessary