Name: [122] Steven Devijver
Member: 98 months
Authored: 10 videos

'Hello World' with Perl [ID:091] (1/4)

in series: Introduction to Perl

video tutorial by Steven Devijver, added 03/07

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A short introduction to running Perl scripts on a Unix, Linux or Cygwin system. In this video Steven shows you how to get started with Perl in what hopefully becomes a ShowMeDo series.

This could be the start of a Perl series - leave feedback below to say what else you'd like to see!

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Uploaded on 30th November 2006, running time 7 minutes.


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121. lomitko Fri, 15 Oct 2010 05:28

Hi Steven,

thank you for your time. Since I need to learn some Perl I'll be following your next tutorials. There are few things, however, I'd wish to comment on.

You've managed to teach a little unix here and there without telling so (so that one might think that chmod +x is perl), a little of vi and why you like it (i like it too), and so on, but very little perl. The way I see it, the only thing one learns here is that "perl is an interpreted programming language". The rest is redundant for those who know, and far too ambiguous for a computer newbie to understand.

120. Rita Atkinson Wed, 13 Oct 2010 14:38

thank you well done.

119. ranjana tiwari Sun, 26 Sep 2010 23:02

Very good video.Some videos for a little bigger and complex program will be very helpful in learning.

118. fernando chura flores Sun, 26 Sep 2010 18:13

this is good tutorial

if you would be present some more over perlintro


116. Krishna Sat, 04 Sep 2010 14:53

Great video for a learner like me.

Thanks a lot.

very good. I am quite impressed

thank you

113. Warren Clarh Fri, 03 Sep 2010 09:36

Very good presentation. You made we aware that I need to learn and have a good understanding of Unix terminal commands.

112. Krishna Thu, 02 Sep 2010 22:19

Great video for a learner like me.

Thanks a lot.

111. Krishna Thu, 02 Sep 2010 21:51

Great video for a learner like me.

Thanks a lot.

110. krishna kumar manchikanti Fri, 20 Aug 2010 21:51

IT is very nice. I am a beginner in perl. It's very useful. Please make more videos on pel.

Thanks...good video

i wants to see more python tutors

Nice intro to using perl...on to your next video...eeb2

I like it very much, I am a beginner and it is the best introduction one can look at

Thanks Steven it is a good introduction session on PERL

My question is how can PERL help in writing automated testing, I am wondering if you can create a video showing a test case that is running a test and how can we modify that test case to do more testing, this is what we see in the new jobs requirements in product development



104. Tony Ravindran Sun, 01 Aug 2010 06:59

nice intro! makes it easier to learn for busy people.pls keep making these videos, they are very useful

103. Mohammad Oves Sat, 31 Jul 2010 15:53

A good start. But long way to cover !

Keep up good work guys!!

Very clever tutorial, its good to know some tricks of linux too.. will like to here more about perl on linux environment, and also on a suggested IDE

Excellent tutorial!

I can't wait to get started on the next one.

Great general intro.

Great job! Thanks for the video. It'd be much appreciated if you could make some more.



thanks you mr.Steven Devijver for your effer

it verry nice master peace

97. Peter Crilly Wed, 09 Jun 2010 05:07

Hi Steven,

I've just watched the first video in your "Intrdroduction to Perl" series. I found it most helpful.


It was really nice quick start

95. JackTheRipper Fri, 04 Jun 2010 12:41

Thanks man. Very easy to follow thanks alot!


Excellent VDO n explanation for beginners...

92. Sebastian Drude Thu, 27 May 2010 12:53

fine, thank you! will study more...

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