|Fall 2002 Schedule|
Perl (Practical Extraction and Report Language) was developed by Larry Wall in 1986. The most recent version of Perl is 5.8.0. However, we will be using version 5.6.0 on a Red Hat Linux 7.1 system with the Apache web server 1.3.22.
In order to use Perl in this environment, it is a good idea to become familiar
with working with Linux commands and editors. We will spend part of the first
day doing this. However, you may find the Introduction to Linux class offered
on two Wednesday nights (11/13-11/20, 5:30-9:00, room 130) to be helpful if
you have limited experience with either the Unix or Linux command line. In
most of my examples, I will use the
Although there are many good sources of information on Perl on the web, some students also like to have published books to supplement the class material. Books I recommend include the following list. The links point to Amazon.com though you could also look at them at San Diego Technical Books which is near the campus (http://www.booksmatter.com).
|Red Hat Linux:||http://www.redhat.com/|
|Apache Web Server:||http://www.linuxdoc.org/HOWTO/Apache-Overview-HOWTO.html