Supercharged Perl programming for every developer, sysadmin, and Web professional. In-depth coverage of references--the cornerstone of advanced Perl programming Complete application examples, not just code snippets CGI, networking, GUIs, and object development Enterprise database integration applicable to all databases including Oracle and Sybase Modern Perl Programmingwill help you master Perl's most robust, powerful features--so you can make the most of the language whether you're a beginner or an experienced scripter. Michael Saltzman starts with a rapid-fire Perl tutorial and refresher. Then, using actual applications--not just code snippets--he presents expert guidance on the Perl features that deliver the most power, productivity, and efficiency. Coverage includes: Practical coverage of data types, I/O, control structures, and operators Making the most of associative arrays, hash tables, and regular expressions Building your own subroutines Developing Web-based CGI and network applications Example-rich coverage of references (pointers)-the cornerstone of advanced Perl development Object-oriented programming, data structures, and advanced GUI development Integrating with enterprise-class databases: detailed examples applicable to Oracle and Sybase and other databases Debugging Perl applications Includes extensive downloadable library of code samples! You won't just get results fast: You'll get great results fast--robust, maintainable, industrial-strength Perl for even the most challenging environments.Saltzman, Michael is the author of 'Modern Perl Programming', published 2002 under ISBN 9780130089656 and ISBN 0130089656.