CIS 162 Perl Programming
An intermediate-level course that probes the benefits of a powerful scripting language. Examines basic Perl program structure, flow control fundamentals used under different platforms, search and replace techniques, short cuts, associative arrays, normalizing, sorting lists using multiple sort orders, and file manipulation. Also covers data types, pattern matching and subroutines, including exploration of popular modules such as DBI and Apache, introduces CGI (Common Gateway Interface) and ActivePerl programming.
CIS 162 is offered every other year, alternating with CIS 222.