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Introduction to Perl - 24th November 2009
Intermediate Perl - 25th November 2009 - FULL
Advanced Perl Techniques - 26th November 2009

Tutor: Dave Cross

Day 1: Introduction to Perl - 24th November:

This one-day course is an introduction to Perl for complete beginners. No knowledge of Perl is assumed, although attendees will have a slight advantage if they have some knowledge of at least one other programming language. At the end of the course, attendees will have enough knowledge to write a number of useful Perl programs, together with details of where to go for more information.

  • What is Perl
  • Your first program
  • Input / output
  • Variables
  • Operators and functions
  • Conditional Constructs
  • Subroutines
  • Regexes
  • Smart matching
  • Finding and using modules

Intermediate Perl - 25th November :

This one-day course is aimed at programmers who have been using Perl for a while and who are ready to take their Perl knowledge to the next level. This course covers useful topics like writing reusable code, testing your code and using databases in your applications. By the end of the day attendees will have the knowledge they need to write complex applications in Perl.

  • References
  • Sorting
  • Reusable Code
  • Object Orientation
  • Testing
  • Dates & Times
  • Templates
  • Databases

This tutorial is currently full, but please contact to be added to the waiting list.

Advanced Perl Techniques - 26th November

Perl has come a long way since the "scripting language" which powered most of the world wide web in the 1990s. There are many ways to build applications in Perl. In this course we will look at some powerful techniques which are used by the best Perl programmers in the world. This one-day course is aimed at programmers who have been using Perl for some time but who may not be completely up to date with the latest Perl techniques. At the end of the course attendees will have a number of modern Perl programming techniques to their programming toolkit.

  • Perl 5.10
  • Advanced Testing
  • DBlx::Class
  • Objects with Moose
  • Benchmarking & Profiling
  • Catalyst

Book now: online or booking PDF.

TUTOR Biography:

Dave Cross is the owner of Magnum Solutions Ltd, an Open Source consultancy company based in London. In 1998 he started which has grown to be one of the largest Perl Mongers groups in the world. He nominally led the group until September 2001. Between August 2002 and June 2006 he was the Perl Mongers User Groups Co-ordinator for the Perl Foundation. Dave is a regular speaker at Perl and Open Source conferences and is often invited to present tutorials alongside the main conference. He is the author of "Data Munging with Perl" (Manning, 2001) and a co-author of "Perl Template Toolkit" (O'Reilly, 2003). Dave lives in South West London. The rumours about gold-plated cats were never true.

The tutorials take place at The Caesar Room, Imperial Hotel, Russell Square, London WC1B 5BB, with each day starting at 09:30 and ending approx. 17:00 each day

Book now: online or booking PDF.

Normal booking rates (early bird applies until 1st October)

Non-members: £339.25 inc VAT
UKUUG members' discounted rate: £224.25 inc VAT

Companies & Organisations will be given a 5% discount on the above fees when 2 or more delegates book at the same time. Contact the Secretariat to clarify costs and payment details.

Delegate fees above include am, pm breaks, lunch and a full set of tutorial notes.

Book now: online or booking PDF.

The tutorials will be held in The Caesar Room, Imperial Hotel, Russell Square, London WC1B 5BB

CANCELLATIONS: Refunds on any cancellation will be subjected to a £30 fee (inc. VAT). Refunds will not be made on delegate places cancelled after 30th October. LIABILITY: UKUUG does not accept any responsibility for damage to, or loss of property or injury to person during the entire event.
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