Win32 Perl Programming. The Standard Extensions, Second Edition, is the single most comprehensive guide to Perl's Win32 extensions available. No other source provides as much technical details, insight, and explanations as are found within these pages. Win32 system administrators, programmers, webmasters, consultants, and anyone else who uses Perl on Win32 machines will find this book invaluable. It provides vital information on using Perl's Win32 extensions that cannot be found anywhere else. With expert insight and attention to detail, author Dave Roth explores the hows, whys, and whats surrounding these mysterious extensions. If you're a Win32 or UNIX administrator, programmer, or webmaster, this book will help you: Learn how to manipulate the Registry; Determine how Perl can exploit Win32 security; Use COM and automation from Perl; Manage user and group accounts. Intended for intermediate - to advanced level users, this authoritative guide offers instruction on: Interacting with ODBC to access any database; Discovering how to call into any DLL library; Manipulating files and finding file version information; Creating and synchronizing processes; Writing your own extensions with step-by-step instruction.