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Perl Database Programming

ISBN: 978-0-7645-4956-4
572 pages
November 2002
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Author is an experienced Perl user who maintains the Perl area of Dr. Dobb's Journal Website.
* The first book to cover the full range of Perl database programming topics.
* Discusses practical applications such as online catalogs, Web-based photo databases, and Palm-powered applications.
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Table of Contents



Part I: Perl and Database Fundamentals.

Chapter 1: Database Basics.

Chapter 2: Working with a Database.

Chapter 3: Working with Database Tables.

Chapter 4: Fetching Data from the Database (Basics).

Chapter 5: Making Changes to Your Data.

Part II: Advanced Database Programming.

Chapter 6: Web Database Programming.

Chapter 7: Fetching Data from the Database (Advanced).

Chapter 8: Working with Binary (BLOB) Data.

Chapter 9: Session Management with Tied Hashes.

Chapter 10: Using Database Transactions.

Part III: Perl and Web Services.

Chapter 11: Perl, XML, and Databases.

Chapter 12: Creating a SOAP-Based Catalog.

Chapter 13: Sending Automatic E-mail Reports.

Part IV: Perl and General Web Programming.

Chapter 14: Creating a Phonebook.

Chapter 15: Creating a Web-Based Shopping Cart.

Chapter 16: Creating a Web-Based Photo Album.

Appendix A: Configuring Your System.

Appendix B: Common SQL Reference.

Appendix C: MySQL Command Reference.

Appendix D: DBI Reference.

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Author Information

BRENT MICHALSKI works with Perl on a daily basis in his job as a senior developer for MasterCard International. He is coauthor of Writing CGI Applications with Perl and has written articles for Web Review and the Perl Home Page. Currently, he maintains the Perl area of the Dr. Dobb's Journal Web site.
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