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References for Database Connectivity and Perl

12:07 pm on Sep 3, 2008 (gmt 0)

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Anyone out there have any good references to good tutorials on Database Connectivity and Perl?

Defining database programming, DBI & DBD

Interacting with Databases - connecting to the database, Querying a database, displaying the results and closing the connection.

Connecting to Databaes using the connect method.

Data Definiton Langauge, Data Query Language, Data Manipulation Language


9:04 am on Sept 6, 2008 (gmt 0)

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at the public library, find a copy of:

Programming the Perl DBI
Alligator Descartes and Tim Bunce
O'Reilly & Associates, ISBN 1-56592-699-4

11:14 am on Sept 6, 2008 (gmt 0)


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a short guide to DBI [perl.com] is a good place to start.
the authoritative source is [dbi.perl.org...] which is essentially tim bunce's online resource for that book.
on cpan there are html and powerpoint versions of the slides for tim's Advanced Perl DBI talk [search.cpan.org].