Course number: 085016
Course length: 2.0 day(s)
Web development is a complex task. With your strong base in HTML, you know how the web works. Now you want to write programs to interact with web servers by retrieving or uploading data. This course will introduce you to programming in Perl and then to using Perl in web development.
Course Objective: You will create a web application using the Perl programming language.
Target Student: Individuals with some programming and web communications programming expertise. They may also be looking for a quick entry into Perl for the purpose of code maintenance and understanding.
Prerequisites: A solid knowledge of HTML 4.0, including forms and form properties, is assumed. In addition, students should be familiar with the process of uploading files to a web server via FTP.
- Web Design with XHTML, HTML, and CSS: Level 1.
- Web Design with XHTML, HTML, and CSS: Level 2.
- Web Design with XHTML, HTML, and CSS: Level 3.
Delivery Method: Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.
For this course, you will need one computer for each student and one for the instructor. Each computer will need the following minimum hardware components:
- Minimum of 200 MB of hard disk space for the installation of XAMPP.
- 64 MB of RAM or higher.
- Intel®/Celeron® (or similar) processor with minimum of 300 MHz clock speed.
- CD-ROM drive.
- Mouse or other pointing device.
- 1024 x 768 resolution monitor recommended.
- Internet connection.
- Projection system to display the instructor’s computer screen.
- Windows® XP Professional®.
- Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional® (SP2) or Microsoft® Windows® 2000 (SP2), both 32 bit.
- XAMPP 1.6.7–installer package.
- Internet Explorer® 7.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- structure data.
- write programs with conditional and loop statements.
- work with regular expressions.
- implement subroutines.
- work with files.
- work with modules.
- describe CGI.
- maintain state with sessions and cookies.
- implement CGI techniques in their programs.
- work with databases.
- Lesson 1: Structuring Data
- Topic 1A: Store Data in Scalars and Lists
- Topic 1B: Store Data in Arrays
- Topic 1C: Store Data in Hashes
- Topic 1D: Manipulate Data Using Operators
- Lesson 2: Programming with Conditional and Loop Statements
- Topic 2A: Control Program Flow Using Conditional Statements
- Topic 2B: Perform Program Iterations Using Loop Statements
- Lesson 3: Searching for Text Patterns with Regular Expressions
- Topic 3A: Create Pattern Match Expressions
- Topic 3B: Precompile Regular Expressions
- Topic 3C: Manipulate Strings
- Lesson 4: Implementing Subroutines
- Topic 4A: Incorporate Built-In Functions
- Topic 4B: Create Subroutines
- Lesson 5: Accessing Data in Files
- Topic 5A: Administer Files
- Topic 5B: Read from and Write to a File
- Lesson 6: Implementing Modules
- Topic 6A: Apply the OOPs Concept
- Topic 6B: Incorporate Modules
- Topic 6C: Manage Modules
- Lesson 7: Communicating with the Server Using CGI
- Topic 7A: Send Information to the Server
- Topic 7B: Send Information to the Server Using CGI.pm
- Topic 7C: Debug Using CGI::Carp.pm
- Lesson 8: Maintaining State with Sessions and Cookies
- Topic 8A: Create Cookies
- Topic 8B: Create Sessions
- Lesson 9: Implementing CGI Techniques
- Topic 9A: Display Non-Text Elements
- Topic 9B: Send Email Using Modules
- Topic 9C: Include HTML Templates
- Lesson 10: Accessing Databases
- Topic 10A: Interact with Databases
- Topic 10B: Update a Database Using Forms
- Topic 10C: Query from a Database