The Maxwell School
Peter J Wilcoxen
Modeling Tools, Data and Information
Perl is a programming language that is particularly good at manipulating ASCII files.
A quick introduction
Here's a short note illustrating how perl could be used to do quick calculations on a data set.
Perl for windows
A downloadable implementation of perl for Windows. From ActiveState.com but free nonetheless.
A central repository of information about perl.
Peter J Wilcoxen, The Maxwell School, Syracuse University