Will Braswell has submitted his final report (below) on his grant RPerl User Documentation, Part 2.
The Grants Committee welcomes comments from the community before it votes on completion of the grant.
RPerl User Documentation, Part 2, Final Report
- Amount Requested:
Deliverables for this grant proposal are:
1. Complete Learning RPerl Chapter 2
2. Write Learning RPerl Chapter 3
3. Write Learning RPerl Chapter 4
Chapter 2 Scalar Data
1a. Numbers; Strings; RPerl’s Built-in Warnings; Scalar Variables
1b. Output with print; The if Control Structure; Getting User Input; The chomp Operator
1c. The while Control Structure; The undef Value; The defined Function
Chapter 3 Lists and Arrays
2a. Accessing Elements of an Array; Special Array Indices; List Literals; List Assignment
2b. Interpolating Arrays into Strings; The foreach Control Structure
2c. Scalar and List Context; <STDIN> in List Context
Chapter 4 Subroutines
3a. Defining a Subroutine; Invoking a Subroutine; Return Values; Arguments
3b. Private Variables in Subroutines; Variable-Length Parameter Lists; Notes on Lexical (my) Variables
3c. The use strict Pragma; The return Operator
3d. Non-Scalar Return Values; Persistent, Private Variables
I will release a new version of RPerl to CPAN with the new documentation.
[ RPerl v2.41 on CPAN contains chapters 2 and 3, while chapter 4 has already been published on RPerl.org; chapter 4 will be uploaded to CPAN as part of the next stable release of RPerl in February. ]
Learning RPerl (CPAN)
I will release a new version of the RPerl website with the new documentation.
Learning RPerl (RPerl site)