5. Getting Organised

  1. Michael Moorhouse1 and
  2. Paul Barry2

Published Online: 8 JUN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470020571.ch5

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. (2004) Getting Organised, in Bioinformatics Biocomputing and Perl: An Introduction to Bioinformatics Computing Skills and Practice, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470020571.ch5

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:

  • subroutines;
  • parameters;
  • default array;
  • Comprehensive Perl Archive Network(CPAN);
  • module repository;
  • scope;
  • private variables;
  • global variables;
  • modules

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled

  • Named Blocks

  • Introducing Subroutines

  • Creating Subroutines

  • Visibility and Scope

  • In-built Subroutines

  • Grouping and Reusing Subroutines

  • The Standard Modules

  • CPAN: The Module Repository

  • Where to from Here

  • The Maxims Repeated