13. Databases and Perl

  1. Michael Moorhouse1 and
  2. Paul Barry2

Published Online: 8 JUN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470020571.ch13

Bioinformatics Biocomputing and Perl: An Introduction to Bioinformatics Computing Skills and Practice

Bioinformatics Biocomputing and Perl: An Introduction to Bioinformatics Computing Skills and Practice

How to Cite

Moorhouse, M. and Barry, P. (2005) Databases and Perl, in Bioinformatics Biocomputing and Perl: An Introduction to Bioinformatics Computing Skills and Practice, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470020571.ch13

Author Information

  1. 1

    Post-Doctoral Worker from Erasmus MC, The Netherlands

  2. 2

    Department of Computing and Networking, Institute of Technology, Carlow, Ireland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 JUN 2005
  2. Published Print: 26 MAY 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470853313

Online ISBN: 9780470020579

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Keywords:

  • Customised output handling;
  • Customised input handling;
  • application programming interface;
  • database independent interface;
  • database driver;
  • database handle;
  • generalised quote operator;
  • placeholder;
  • hash reference

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled

  • Why Program Databases?

  • Perl Database Technologies

  • Preparing Perl

  • Programming Databases with DBI

  • Customising Output

  • Customising Input

  • Extending SQL

  • Where to from Here

  • The Maxims Repeated