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course 1.0.1.8

Level: beginner
1.0.1.8 | beginner | 8 sessions
This eight session course will introduce you to basic Perl. Topics will include scalars, arrays, hashes, context, control structures, functions, reading and writing files, and look at Perl idioms. We'll also touch upon modules and the Comprehensive Perl Archive Network (CPAN).

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1.0.1.8 Introduction to Perl

lecture notes

1 | Scalar Variables | 1.0.1.8.1

History and philosophy of Perl, variables, scalars, basic operators, interpolation.

1.0.1.8.1.p1 | Scalar Variables | Martin Krzywinski | ppt
1.0.1.8.1.a1 | Scalar Variables | Martin Krzywinski | pdf
1.0.1.8.1.d1 | Scalar Variables | Martin Krzywinski | data
1.0.1.8.1.c1 | time.pl | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.1.c2 | counter.pl | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.1.c3 | fancy_counter.pl | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.1.c4 | hello.pl | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.1.c5 | math.pl | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.1.c6 | quotes.pl | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.1.c7 | myscript2.pl | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.1.c8 | myscript3.pl | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.1.c9 | myscript4.pl | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.1.c10 | myscript.pl | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.1.c11 | quotes2.pl | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.1.c12 | 01.pl | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.1.c13 | 02.pl | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.1.c14 | 03.pl | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.1.s1 | Scalar Variables | Martin Krzywinski | slides

2 | Text Manipulation and Regular Expressions | 1.0.1.8.2

Manipulating text with join, split and substr; introduction to regular expressions. ECHELON Lunchroom 5th floor.

1.0.1.8.2.p1 | Text Manipulation and Regular Expressions | Martin Krzywinski | ppt
1.0.1.8.2.c1 | sequence | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.2.c2 | recap | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.2.c3 | join | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.2.c4 | chop | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.2.c5 | listop | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.2.c6 | substr | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.2.c7 | split | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.2.c8 | case | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.2.c9 | regex | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.2.s1 | Text Manipulation and Regular Expressions | Martin Krzywinski | slides
1.0.1.8.2.a1 | Text Manipulation and Regular Expressions | Martin Krzywinski | pdf

3 | Lists, Arrays and Context | 1.0.1.8.3

Introduction to lists and arrays; manipulating arrays; scalar vs array context. BCCRC Lecture theatre.

1.0.1.8.3.p1 | Lists, Arrays and Context | Martin Krzywinski | ppt
1.0.1.8.3.c1 | push | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.3.c2 | iteration | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.3.c3 | grow | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.3.c4 | pop | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.3.c5 | swap | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.3.s1 | Lists, Arrays and Context | Martin Krzywinski | slides
1.0.1.8.3.a1 | Lists, Arrays and Context | Martin Krzywinski | pdf

4 | Hashes and Sorting | 1.0.1.8.4

Introduction to hashes: keys, values, exist; introduction to sorting and shuffling.

1.0.1.8.4.p1 | Hashes and Sorting | Martin Krzywinski | ppt
1.0.1.8.4.c1 | sequences | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.4.c2 | sort | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.4.s1 | Hashes and Sorting | Martin Krzywinski | slides
1.0.1.8.4.a1 | Hashes and Sorting | Martin Krzywinski | pdf
1.0.1.8.4.a2 | Hashes and Sorting | Martin Krzywinski | pdf

5 | File I/O | 1.0.1.8.5

while loop; file I/O; reading from files; writing to files; printf/sprintf

1.0.1.8.5.p1 | File I/O | Martin Krzywinski | ppt
1.0.1.8.5.c1 | file2.txt | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.5.c2 | while-01 | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.5.c3 | file1.txt | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.5.c4 | file-01 | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.5.c5 | file-03 | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.5.c6 | file-02 | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.5.c7 | sherlock.txt | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.5.c8 | randseq.fa | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.5.c9 | fasta-01 | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.5.c10 | fasta-02 | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.5.c11 | data.txt | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.5.c12 | printf-01 | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.5.c13 | sprintf-01 | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.5.c14 | rx.txt | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.5.c15 | bes-01 | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.5.a1 | File I/O | Martin Krzywinski | pdf
1.0.1.8.5.s1 | File I/O | Martin Krzywinski | slides

6 | Subroutines and Special Variables | 1.0.1.8.6

$_; other special variables; introduction to subroutines; passing arguments; @_; named arguments; call context

1.0.1.8.6.c1 | sub-01 | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.6.c2 | loop-01 | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.6.c3 | loop-02 | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.6.c4 | loop-03 | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.6.c5 | loop-04 | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.6.c6 | sub-02 | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.6.s1 | Subroutines and Special Variablesx | Martin Krzywinski | slides
1.0.1.8.6.p1 | Subroutines and Special Variables | Martin Krzywinski | ppt
1.0.1.8.6.a1 | Subroutines and Special Variables | Martin Krzywinski | pdf

7 | More String Manipulation | 1.0.1.8.7

replacement operator; global matching; context behaviour of match operator

1.0.1.8.7.c1 | substr | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.7.c2 | match-01 | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.7.c3 | match-02 | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.7.c4 | replace-01 | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.7.c5 | replace-02 | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.7.c6 | replace-03 | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.7.c7 | tr-01 | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.7.c8 | match-03 | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.7.p1 | More String Manipulation | Martin Krzywinski | ppt
1.0.1.8.7.a1 | More String Manipulation | Martin Krzywinski | pdf
1.0.1.8.7.s1 | More String Manipulation | Martin Krzywinski | slides

8 | Recipes | 1.0.1.8.8

using modules; Perl recipes; morals of the story

1.0.1.8.8.c1 | swap-01 | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.8.c2 | reverse-01 | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.8.c3 | trim-01 | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.8.c4 | date-01 | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.8.c5 | match-01 | Martin Krzywinski | code
1.0.1.8.8.p1 | Recipes | Martin Krzywinski | ppt
1.0.1.8.8.a1 | Recipes | Martin Krzywinski | pdf
1.0.1.8.8.s1 | Recipes | Martin Krzywinski | slides

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4.0.2.1 | Spans and Sets

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