Many tutorials are available if you are interested in learning Perl. Please note that these tutorials are introductions. For reference material, please look at the perl documentation, either online or using the perldoc command (try perldoc perlintro).
A comprehensive book by Simon Cozens, available free online. It makes no assumption about the reader's existing programming experience. This is our most thorough offering.
This six-part tutorial covers the basics, aiming to impart practical knowledge quickly.
PresentationsDave Cross gave this presentation at the London Perl Workshop.
Dave Cross gave this presentation at the London Perl Workshop in December of 2007.
Other Collections of Tutorials
Perl Monks has a wide and growing variety of community-reviewed tutorials, besides being one of Perl's largest community sites.
Perl Meme provides tutorials, FAQs, and howto documents.
Video tutorials and screencasts of a tutorial nature.
Several basic videos introducing Perl for beginners available on the ShowMeDo site