Helping you get started with Perl 5....
There are many reasons to use Perl, including 108,000 modules ready for you to use.
- Reading and writing to file
- Read a spreadsheet
- Sending an email
- List contents of a directory
- Resolving DNS
- Processing configuration files
- Setting up a local static web server
- Validate an email
- > Installing Perl 5 - and setup guide
- > First program - and some basic best practices
- > Perl Modules - introduction
- > Examples - what can you do with Perl?
- > Perl documentation
- > Perl books
- > Frequently Asked Questions
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Existing developers / system administrators
If you are already a developer or systems administrator, in any language, on any platform, please skim through the site, there are lots of details and resources which you will still find useful. It is also worth reviewing to find out what 'Modern' Perl actually is.
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