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1D0-437 : CIW: Perl Specialist

CIW: Perl Specialist
ISBN : 978-1-61691-850-7
Gain hands-on expertise in CIW Perl Specialist certification exam by 1D0-437 Perl Specialist course. The course covers all the objectives of the 1D0-437 exam which include basic syntax and control structures needed to write Perl scripts; data types, flow control, arrays and hashes, regular expressions, and subroutines; packages and modules; database connectivity using Perl; and much more.


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Exam Information

The CIW Perl Specialist exam covers use and operation of the Perl interpreter, including but not limited to: basic scripting, print function, variables; directs program flow using statements, loops and Boolean expressions. It also includes use of regular expressions to search and manipulate strings; use of arrays to store and manipulate program data; use of hashes to organize and manipulate program data with keys; use of subroutines to make code more logical and easier to debug; use of files to store, read and write data; process command line and external data using environment variables and arguments; use of packages and modules to organize, reuse and export program code; implement and create object-oriented programming techniques in Perl; define database programming, including but not limited to: use of modules and SQL to access external data; use of Perl debugging features to identify programming errors.

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What are the prerequisites for this exam?
Familiarity with using the Internet, developing Web pages and configuring networks
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The fees for CIW exams administered in the United States or Canada through Pearson VUE and PSI. International candidates must contact their preferred testing service directly to find the exact pricing in the local currency.

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What is the format of the exam?
Multiple Choice Questions
How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains 50 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
75 minutes
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What is the exam's retake policy?
If a candidate fails in this exam on his or her first attempt, a delay of 24-hour is required between the first and second attempts of this exam. Candidates who fail in the second attempt have to hold-back for 30 calendar days from the date of the previous sitting before any third or subsequent sitting of the same exam. There is no limit on the number of attempts for a candidate, so long as the 30 day delay period is observed.
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Table of Content

Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: Introduction to Perl

  • Practical Extracting and Reporting Language (Perl)
  • Getting Started with Perl
  • Scalar Variables
  • Numerical Variables
  • String Variables
  • Retrieving Data from STDIN
  • Lesson Summary
  • Optional Lab

Lesson 2: Flow Control in Perl

  • Boolean Expressions in Perl
  • The if Statement
  • The while Statement
  • The do { } while Statement
  • The for Statement
  • Loop-Control Commands
  • I/O Redirection
  • Lesson Summary
  • Optional Lab

Lesson 3: Regular Expressions in Perl

  • Introduction to Regular Expressions
  • Character Classes
  • Pattern Matching and Substitution
  • Lesson Summary
  • Optional Lab

Lesson 4: Arrays in Perl

  • Introduction to Perl Arrays
  • Accessing Array Elements
  • The sort Function
  • The foreach Statement
  • The push and pop Functions
  • The shift and unshift Functions
  • The split and join Functions
  • Lesson Summary
  • Optional Lab

Lesson 5: Hashes in Perl

  • Introduction to Perl Hashes
  • Adding and Deleting Hash Elements
  • The keys Function
  • The values Function
  • The each Function
  • The reverse Function
  • Lesson Summary
  • Optional Lab

Lesson 6: Subroutines in Perl

  • Introduction to Perl Subroutines
  • Variable Scope
  • References
  • Lesson Summary
  • Optional Lab

Lesson 7: File Input and Output

  • Introduction to File Input and Output
  • What Is a Filehandle?
  • The open Function
  • Outputting Data to a File
  • Opening Files for Reading
  • Determining Information About Files
  • The stat and lstat Functions
  • Lesson Summary
  • Optional Lab

Lesson 8: Environment Variables and Command Line Arguments

  • Environment Variables
  • Command Line Arguments
  • Lesson Summary
  • Optional Lab

Lesson 9: Packages and Modules in Perl

  • Using Packages in Perl
  • BEGIN and END Blocks
  • Using Modules in Perl
  • The use and require Statements
  • Lesson Summary
  • Optional Lab

Lesson 10: Object-Oriented Perl

  • Introduction to Object-Oriented Perl
  • Creating Objects in Perl
  • Inheritance
  • Lesson Summary
  • Optional Lab

Lesson 11: Database Connectivity and Perl

  • Introduction to Database Connectivity
  • Database Programming with Perl
  • Interacting with Databases
  • Connecting to Databases
  • Structured Query Language
  • Quoting Operators
  • Lesson Summary
  • Optional Lab

Lesson 12: Debugging Perl Programs

  • Introduction to Debugging Perl Scripts
  • Using the print Command
  • Using the -w Switch
  • Using the strict Module
  • The Perl Debugger
  • Writing Bug-Free Perl Code
  • Lesson Summary
  • Optional Lab

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