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Picking Up Perl, A Freely Redistributable Perl Tutorial Book - This book covers the basic data and control structures of Perl, as well as the philosophies behind Perl programming. The native search patterns used in Perl, called regular expressions, are introduced and discussed.
Perl for the Web - This free book provides tools and strategies to improve the performance of existing Web applications in Perl. It also provides principles and ideas that help Web programmers create an extensible framework for future growth.
Web Client Programming with Perl - Automating Tasks on the Web - Readers of this free book will learn how the Web works and how to write software that is more flexible, dynamic, and powerful than the typical web browser. The goal is to give you the ability to retrieve, manipulate, and redistribute web-based information in an automated fashion.
CGI Programming on the World Wide Web - What will you encounter here? A variety of powerful applications that you can use and that will serve as models for your own CGI scripts.*/
Free Perl Programming Books
Teach Yourself Perl 5 in 21 Days
Teach Yourself CGI Programming with Perl 5 in a Week, 2nd Ed.
Teach Yourself Perl 5 in 21 Days
Programming Perl 5
Perl Unleashed
Teach Yourself CGI Programming with PERL 5 in a Week
Perl 5 by Example
Using Perl for Web Programming
Web Programming with Perl5
Common Gateway Interface
Introducing CGI Programming on the Web
CGI Made Really Easy
Tutorial on CGI (Common Gateway Interface) programming
Compilation of documentation on the CGI (Common Gateway Interface) programming language
CGI and the World Wide Web
Perl CGI Programming
The Idiot's Guide to Solving Perl CGI Problems
Programming Perl HTML format in .zip compressed file
Perl 5 By Example
Perl 5 Unleashed
Perl 5 By Example
Perl Quick Reference
Sams Teach Yourself Perl 5 in 21 days
Special Edition Using Perl 5 for Web Programming
Sams Teach Yourself CGI Programming with PERL 5 in a Week, 2nd Ed.
Data Munging with Perl - shows you how to process data productively with Perl
Chapter 2 - General Mungling Practices
Chapter 3 - Useful Perl Idioms
Download the source code (44 Kb)
Elements of Programming with Perl - a general introduction to programming, using Perl as the implementation language.
Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 10 - Regular expressions
Source Code
Object Oriented Perl - a complete introduction to the object-oriented features of Perl.
Chapter 3 - Getting started
Chapter 11 - Encapsulation
Download the source code (182 kb)
Portions from each chapter of Object Oriented Perl have been included in a free CyberDigest.
Perl How to Program - a comprehensive guide to programming with Perl.
Chapter 1 - Introduction to Computers, the Internet and the World Wide Web
Chapter 3 - Control Structures: Part I
Chapter 4 - Arrays and Hashes
Chapter 17 - Web Automation and Networking

Download PowerPoint Instructor's Lecture Notes:
Introduction to Perl
CGI Manual (619kb) - CGI programming tutorial for beginner-advanced users
The Perl Reference Guide - free guide for Perl
Perl Documentation - a great site for learning Perl
Tom's Object-Oriented Perl Tutorial
A Perl Tutorial - 11 free lessons
A Free Perl Seminar
Take 10 Minutes to Learn - Perl Tutorial
Perl Tutorial
Beginner's Guide to CGI Scripting with Perl
CGI for the Total Non-Programmer
CGI - Simple Common Gateway Interface Class - This Perl library uses perl5 objects to make it easy to create Web fill-out forms and parse their contents. This package defines CGI objects, entities that contain the values of the current query string and other state variables.
CGI Programming with Perl - Free online training tutorial
CGI Tutorials
CGI Security Tutorial
Several Excellent Perl Tutorials
File Contents chapter from Perl Cookbook
Content Handlers chapter from Writing Apache Modules with Perl and C
Compiling chapter from Programming Perl, 3rd Edition

Data References and Anonymous Storage chapter from Advanced Perl Programming
The Mechanics of Expression Processing
Geometry Management chapter from Learning Perl/Tk
Geometric Algorithms chapter from Mastering Algorithms with Perl
Programming with the DBI chapter from Programming the Perl DBI
Free Perl Tutorials plus Excerpts from the book, Beginning Perl



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