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Exam Guide For 1D0-437 CIW Perl Fundamentals


CIWТs exam 1D0-437 is a requirement for the Master CIW Enterprise Developer and the Master CIW Web Site Manager certifications.

It is designed for candidates who know basics of the Perl language for Web application development. These candidates typically fulfill these roles: application developers, programmers, enterprise developers, and Web developers.

The prerequisites for this exam are:

This exam is relatively easy and costs $125 USD. It may be taken from Pearson Vue or Thomson Prometric

1D0-437 CIW Perl Fundamentals exams are subject to the following:

Examination Version Date Published Exam Notes
CIW Perl Fundamentals 1D0-437 August 24, 2001 50 items presented

To achieve a passing score on the exam, candidates must:

Each exam item offers four solutions or distracters; exam candidates select the best response for each item.


Candidates taking the CIW Perl Fundamentals exam should be familiar with the Perl syntax, the basics of using regular expression, how to use Perl data types, and how to access and manipulate files. They should also be familiar with database connectivity and debugging techniques. Skills measured in the 1D0-437 exam include but are not limited to the following:


Official Curriculum

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The following resources are provided as a supplement to your studies, and will reinforce the skills and concepts learned with CIW official Perl Fundamentals course materials.


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Introduction to Perl

Getting Started with Perl

Flow Control in PERL

Regular Expressions in PERL

Arrays in Perl

Hashes in Perl

Subroutines in Perl

File Input and Output in Perl

Environmental Variables and Command Line Arguments

Packages and Modules in Perl

Object-Oriented Perl

Database Connectivity in Perl

Debugging Perl Programs

Target Audience

Webmasters, software developers, application programmers, client/server developers, and desktop publishers.

Job Responsibilities

Implement and maintain hypertext-based Web sites using authoring and scripting languages; apply humanfactors principles to design; create Web content; and use Web management tools and digital media tools.


Students must have CIW Foundations certification or equivalent experience, and be proficient in Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) authoring. No previous programming experience is required.


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