6. About Files

Input, Output and Other Things

  1. Michael Moorhouse1 and
  2. Paul Barry2

Published Online: 8 JUN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470020571.ch6

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) About Files, in Bioinformatics Biocomputing and Perl: An Introduction to Bioinformatics Computing Skills and Practice, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470020571.ch6

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:

  • output;
  • input;
  • streams;
  • hard coding;
  • named disk-files;
  • file test operators;
  • slurping;
  • clobbering;
  • chevrons

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled

  • I/O: Input and Output

  • Reading Files

  • Writing Files

  • Chopping and Chomping

  • Where to from Here

  • The Maxims Repeated