The Basic Requirements of Perl

Steven Lembark
Knightsbridge Solutions

Tuesday June 12th at 7:00pm
College of DuPage Building K Room 161


Review and expand on:
Array & hash data access
References for building nested data structures
Multi-dimensional arrays
Handling arrays of hashes or hashes of arrays gracefully.

These can be useful for dealing with HTML generation or database return results. They're also the basis for most of the structures used in OO perl (e.g., a hash of hashes for storing private data accessed by a key handed back to the caller).

Speaker Bio

Steven Lembark began working with Perl in 1991 at EDS, practically extracting data from various places and reporting on it to his boss. Since then he has used it for parallel process control, cron replacements and beating Oracle 8.0.5 into submission. Steven currently works for Knightsbridge Solutions, a consulting company dealing with scalable computing and "big data". Most of his current Perl work has been for process and system management, with a dose of mod_perl thrown in for good luck.

Getting to the meeting

The next general meeting of UniForum Chicago will be from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Tuesday, June 12th, 2001, at the College of DuPage, building K - room 161.

        College of DuPage
        Building K, Rm 161
        22nd and Lambert
        Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599
Take 355 to Butterfield Rd (Rt 56). Butterfield West to Lambert Rd. Lambert Rd North to 22nd St. West on 22nd St to Lot 9 or 10 entrance. South into lot 9 or 10. Park in lot 9 or 10 and walk to building K. The meeting room is 161 which is towards the north-east corner of the building.

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