Text Manipulation using PERL Training Course

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Course Language

This course is delivered in English.

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Duration Duration

21 hours (usually 3 days including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

A good background of C or Java Programming recommended to be able to quickly absorb the main course concepts.

Overview Overview

This course focuses on text manipulation using regular expressions in PERL. Practical application for text manipulation like processing data files and code files like C and Java will be used. The course will be project oriented where each day ends with creating a small project that parse C files, extract data from comma separated files, generate HTML and XML files


Programmer, Developer, Testing personnel, Quality assurance staff who are involved in dealing and generating scripts to control applications


The course will be 50% lectures, 30% labs, 20% project development

Course Outline Course Outline

Day 1

  • PERL Programming Language
  • Text functions in PERL
  • creating files in PERL
  • extracting Data from files
  • Project 1

Day 2

  • Regular expression basics
  • Text patterns
  • Using Regular Expressions in text parsing
  • Creating a flexible grammar
  • Project 2

Day 3

  • code instrumentation using PERL
  • introduction to HTML
  • translating text and data into HTML and XML
  • extracting data from XML and HTML files
  • Project 3

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Public Classroom Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From £3300
Private Classroom Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
Private Remote Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
From £2750
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Number of Delegates Public Classroom Private Remote
1 £3300 £2750
2 £2060 £1770
3 £1647 £1443
4 £1440 £1280
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Upcoming Courses

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York - Tower CourtTue, 2016-11-08 09:30£2750 / £3300
Aberdeen - Berry StreetTue, 2016-11-08 09:30£2750 / £3840
Swansea- Princess HouseWed, 2016-11-09 09:30£2750 / £3300
Bradford - Carlisle Business CentreWed, 2016-11-09 09:30£2750 / £3600
Bristol, Temple GateMon, 2016-11-14 09:30£2750 / £3700

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