Perl Seminar NY Feb 19 Agenda
- Perl Seminar NY Meets Tuesday, February 19, 6:15-8:15 pm
NYPC Users Group office suite
481 8 Ave (34-35 Sts), Suite 1560, Manhattan
February Agenda: A Perl Database Focus
1. Sal Romano: Perl DBI Made Simple: Using the DBI to Access Data.
Sal will cover the following:
How the DBI compares to flat file access
How the DBI compares to DBM for file access
What SyPerl and Oraperl are
Basic information on SQL Select/insert/update and delete
Use of connect strings
Use of sql params
A few "fun" examples on DBI use
2. Martin Heinsdorf: "How to Get Rich Quick Using Perl: Part 1"
How to create, load, and maintain an Oracle database of daily prices and
volume for all stocks and funds on the American and Canadian markets. I'll
briefly mention the use of LWP, HTML::LinkExtor, Date::Manip, and
Finance::QuoteHist. To simplify the code, I made a thin wrapper library for
DBI that some of our members may want to use. Copious code will be made
- On Tuesday, February 5, 2002, at 10:30 PM, James E Keenan wrote:
> How the DBI compares to flat file accessI just wanted to mention that person here in New York at
Columbia University named Jeff Zucker developed DBD::AnyData,
which actually allows for DBI usage of a number common flat-file
formats including fixed-width files as well as tab, pipe, and
comma-separated data. Here are the docs to the module:
> February Agenda: A Perl Database FocusThat's Sal Denaro not Romano.
> 1. Sal Romano: Perl DBI Made Simple: Using the DBI to
And I promise my talk won't be cheesy. :)
I should never have switched from Scotch to Martinis.
-- Humphrey Bogart's last words