Apress

Pro Perl Parsing

By Christopher M. Frenz

Pro Perl Parsing Cover Image

Pro Perl Parsing begins with several chapters devoted to key parsing principles, discussing topics pertinent to regular expressions, parsing grammars, and parsing techniques. This material sets the stage for later chapters, which introduce numerous and powerful CPAN parsing modules, and provide an ample supply of example applications.

Full Description

  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-504-6
  • 272 Pages
  • User Level: Beginner to Advanced
  • Publication Date: August 22, 2005
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
  • Print Book Price: $59.99
  • eBook Price: $41.99
Buy eBook Buy Print Book Add to Wishlist

Related Titles

Full Description

Perl, one of the world’s most diffuse programming languages, was born out of the need to resolve the creator's dissatisfaction with what were at the time standard data-parsing solutions. Indeed, since the 1.0 release in 1987, Perl has been heralded for its powerful parsing capabilities features that are further enhanced through the thousands of Perl extensions made available through CPAN (the Comprehensive Perl Archive Network).

Pro Perl Parsing begins with several chapters devoted to key parsing principles, discussing topics pertinent to regular expressions, parsing grammars, and parsing techniques. This material sets the stage for later chapters, which introduce numerous and powerful CPAN parsing modules, and provide an ample supply of example applications.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Parsing and Regular Expression Basics
  2. Grammars
  3. Parsing Basics
  4. Using Parse::Yapp
  5. Performing Recursive-Descent Parsing with Parse::RecDescent
  6. Accessing Web Data with HTML::TreeBuilder
  7. Parsing XML Documents with XML::LibXML and XML::SAX
  8. Introducing Miscellaneous Parsing Modules
  9. Finding Solutions to Miscellaneous Parsing Problems
  10. Performing Text and Data Mining
Source Code/Downloads

Downloads are available to accompany this book.

Your operating system can likely extract zipped downloads automatically, but you may require software such as WinZip for PC, or StuffIt on a Mac.

Errata

If you think that you've found an error in this book, please let us know about it. You will find any confirmed erratum below, so you can check if your concern has already been addressed.

* Required Fields

No errata are currently published