Perl

Find out about the history of Perl, how to start programming in Perl and get involved with its vibrant community, and pick up practical Perl programming tips and tricks.

Learn Perl with this temperature-conversion script

Learn Perl with this temperature conversion script
Learn this easy and fun script to convert temperatures, and try weights, distances, and typographic measurements next.Read more

Perl and the birth of the dynamic web

Perl and the birth of the dynamic web
The fascinating story of Perl's role in the dynamic web spans newsgroups and mailing lists, computer science labs, and continents.Read more

A new directory of open source technology events

A new directory of open source technology events
Gabor Szabo, owner and primary editor of the Perl Weekly , has created a new, comprehensive list of open source conferences and events that includes...Read more

Perl might be old school, but it continues to attract new users

Perl might be old school, but it continues to attract new users
The powerful and pragmatic nature of Perl and its supportive community make it a great choice for a wide array of uses across a variety of industries.Read more

Trick or treat with funny Perl modules

Trick or treat with funny Perl modules
Some of these modules, while obviously fitting into the "frivolous or trivial" category, are excellent learning exercises.Read more

The must-have features for Perl 6

The must-have features for Perl 6
Perl 6 is out there in production, and they're fixing 20 years of accumulated problems.Read more

Writing an academic paper? Try Fidus Writer

Writing an academic paper? Try Fidus Writer
This month we learn about Fidus Writer, a web-based collaborative writing tool made specifically for the needs of academic writers who need to use...Read more

Perl tricks for system administrators

Perl tricks for system administrators
Scripting in Perl is quick and easy, and its portability makes your scripts amazingly useful. Here are a few examples to get your creative juices...Read more