Cultured Perl: Reading and writing Excel files with Perl
- Read Ted's other Perl articles in the "Cultured Perl" series.
ActiveState produces the wonderful ActiveState Perl toolkit and the Komodo development environment.
- Visit CPAN for all the Perl modules you ever wanted.
Gnumeric offers a full GUI interface and import/export capabilities for Excel files.
Perl.com offers abundant Perl information and related resources.
perldoc.com has Perldoc information online.
- The Spreadsheet::WriteExcel modules have made it
possible to extract data from Excel files on any platform. More information is also available from
Spreadsheet::ParseExcel works in conjunction with
Spreadsheet::WriteExcel. More information is also available from CPAN.
"Programming Perl Third Edition"
by Larry Wall, Tom Christiansen, and Jon Orwant (O'Reilly &
Associates, 2000) is the best guide to Perl today, up-to-date with
5.005 and 5.6.0 now.
- Learn about IBM's ExcelAccessor Bean Suite Project, which allows you to access the properties of a cell in an Excel workbook.
First published by IBM developerWorks