These are special comments called pod plain old documentation. Perl is an open source software, licensed under its artistic license, or the gnu general public license gpl. Chaque document est disponible au format pod original, html, pdf et roff man. Here seven free perl ebook that is presented by library. Activestate perl has binary distributions of perl for mac os x. Teach yourself perl 5 in 21 days david till table of contents. If you are new to the perl language, good places to start reading are the introduction and overview at perlintro, and the extensive faq section, which provides answers to over 300 common questions. It is available in several different formats, including online in html and pdf. On unixlike including linux and mac os x systems, you can access the documentation for installed modules. Heres the index to the pages that have been translated. It contains an html version of the documentation for perl, the language, and for the modules that come with core perl as released by the perl 5 porters. L l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l scientific toolworks, inc. Perl 5 tutorial, first edition chan bernard ki hong.
Core perl documentation and cpan module documentation. This is the simplest way to install the latest version of perl. If you use the pdf version of this documentation or a paper version stemming from the pdf one for any other use than a personal one, i would be thankful if you could keep me informed by email. On the product download page click the hypertext links for the driver version, utility or document you require. Open a terminal application in the utilities folder of your applications folder and run perl v to find out which version. Brazilian portuguese french italian japanese russian spanish. Neither a reference book nor a tutorial book, the perl cookbook serves as a companion book to both. Teach yourself perl 5 in 21 days teknik sipil unila. The documentation is bundled with perl in its own format, known as plain old documentation pod. The most convenient way to access the documentation of core perl is to visit the perldoc website. If you are looking for instructions on how to use the various modules, you should go direct to the module documentation pages.
In order to make it easier to find various strange operators of perl, you can search for them in the menubar of the perl maven site. It does not contain documentation for cpan modules. Just remove the e command line option and use the filename of the script. Official documentation for the perl programming language. The primary source of webmin documentation is now the webmin wiki hosted by doxfer. For example, it may be a pdf document or simply some audio clips. You can also, of course, save the script in a file. Part of this official documentation has been translated into chinese. Beginning perl impatient perl html or pdf extreme perl html, pdf or a4 pdf macperl. The perl api is available for use under the terms defined in the open source initiative osi apache license, version 2. As for specific tools, i use a mix of standard inline comments, pod for larger chunks of documentation where a format similar to man is appropriate, and tex as a final fallback for documents that need to be more freeform. If youre on a microsoft system, youll probably prefer the learning perl on win32 systems version. Perl language getting started with perl language perl.
Feel free to read online or download it right from the source. Not to be overly flip, but the best way to document perl code is the same way as you would document code in any other language. Apprendre a programmer facilement avec le langage apprendre a programmer facilement avec le langage perl perl 3. Get project updates, sponsored content from our select partners, and more.
This tutorial uses example code to introduce the features of xmllibxml and the ways in which you can use the module. To access the perl documentation you use the perldoc utility. Perle software, device drivers, utilities, manuals, user guides, and release notes can be downloaded for free by perle customers. Although you can download the source code for perl and compile it under windows this would.
On unixlike including linux and mac os x systems, you can access the documentation for installed modules with the perldoc command for example, to get the documentation for iofile, enter perldoc iofile from your command prompt. Perl programming documentation, also called perldoc, is the name of the user manual for the perl 5 programming language. It has rather good documentation of its own which can be accessed using the perldoc command from your shellcommand prompt. Weve bundled some of the best packages and tools to easily adopt this language in your projects. Multiline comments start with and with the cut statement. Here are some direct links which may be of interest. I used filefetch as this is a core perl module i didnt need to install any additional packages and will try a number of different ways to download a file depending on whats installed on the system. When you install perl modules, you get access to documentation for that module. The third example requires you to install the moose moose, pp.
Perl 6 compiler developers may also be interested in the perl 6 specification. Sometimes it is needful to backtrack after reading. There are many perl books, you may also find these links useful. This compilation in one single pdf document has been conceived using the perl pod2latex script to get latex, then converted into pdf thanks to pd.
Activeperl is activestates commercially supported, qualityassured perl distribution. Documentation for the different but related perl 5 language can be found on the perl 5 documentation website. To install the documentation you will have to install the whole site at the same time though, but this should just be a benefit because you can mirror the whole site locally and have access to all the information available here. This is primarily used for the documentation for the perl library modules. To learn how to install modules you download from cpan, read perlmodinstall. At the time of writing this tutorial, the latest version of perl was 5. Perl and c application program interface for understand. Documentation for perl and its most popular extensions in pdf format converted from pod. Perl xmllibxml by example documentation, release thexmllibxmlperl module is a wrapper around thelibxml2parser library which is written in c.628 981 722 595 1442 430 1087 952 371 1006 928 1056 1264 463 1165 458 3 928 1445 415 492 1185 370 35 1141 1234 1148 1421 520 1379 127 982 272 85