Perl Learning

jivangoyal's Avatar, Join Date: Sep 2009
Newbie Member
I'm new to Perl and wants to learn the language. Please anybody tell me what is the development environment for the language. Can I learn it on window too. Where I can find the links to learn it from scratch more efficiently. In what type of applications this language is used? What is the future scope of the language? How much tough this language is to learn? Is this language too vast, pleas give some brief idea.

Please help me to get start with this language. Thanks in advance.
pradeep's Avatar, Join Date: Apr 2005
Team Leader
This should answer most of your questions http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perl
elazab's Avatar, Join Date: Oct 2009
Newbie Member
You can download active perl for windows with crimson editor. both are free.


Regards,

Ahmed Ashraf Elazab
ungalnanban's Avatar, Join Date: Feb 2010
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You can Learn PERL in any platform.

Here I attach the URL file, visit the links. [ the link is used for learn for basics in PERL]

http://docstore.mik.ua/orelly/perl/learn/index.htm
http://www.cs.cf.ac.uk/Dave/PERL/perl_caller.html
shabbir's Avatar, Join Date: Jul 2004
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ungalnanban, why you still attach urls in attachment and now you have the permission to post them in post
gotroot's Avatar
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you can download activeperl at activestate.com.
and they have documentation in the html folder of perl.
Yes you can use it on windows
chorny's Avatar, Join Date: Jun 2010
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ungalnanban, please do not post links to a pirate copy of very old (1997) book. Perl changed much in 13 years. "Beginning Perl" is a good free book.
nusretonen's Avatar, Join Date: Sep 2010
Newbie Member
Useful Links
oreilly.com/catalog/perlnut2/chapter/ch04.pdf
rockfish-cs.cs.unc.edu/COMP144/IEPerl.pdf
perldoc.perl.org/