A Summary Tutorial of Perl Basics Features

This tutorial is a great opportunity to master and improve your skill in using Perl language. Perl is an open-source server-side programming language and one of the most popular web programming language. It is also a cross-platform programming language and supports vary operating systems such as Unix, Windows, Solaris, Macintosh.

A Summary Tutorial of Perl Basics Features

Before playing with Perl, you must check if you have Perl installed on your computer. Some operating systems such as Linux and Unix have already installed Perl, so all you have to do is to use it.
A Perl program is called script and can be created with any text editor and saved in a file with the extension .pl.

In next posts, we’ll provide some interesting information which will allow you to go more deeply into some important Perl topics. You’ll get information about Perl basics including:

  • installing Perl
  • running Perl
  • scalar data
  • variables and operators
  • lists and arrays
  • hashes
  • regular expression
  • pattern matching
  • statements
  • functions and subroutines
  • files and directories
  • forms
  • command line Perl
  • using modules
  • database access
  • using CGI from Perl

and much more. To light up some topics, we’ll provide some Perl code examples where we consider necessary.

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