is a general purpose language invented in 1987 by Larry Wall
and has become the language of choice for Web Development,
text processing, Internet services, mail filtering, graphical
programming and every other task requiring portable and
Perl54 is interpreted, so you can write your program and run it-there's no mandatory compilation phase. Since Perl programs need not be compilied for a paticular type of computer. they can run on all of them without modification.
Perl54 is fast. The Perl interpreter is writtent in C, and a decade of optimization have resulted in a fast executable.
Perl54 is complete. The best support of regular expressions in any langauge, internal support for had tables, a built-in debugger, facilities for report generation, networking functions, utilities for CGI scripts, database interfaces, arbitrary-precision arightmetic-all are bundled with Perl54.
Note that this is the free release of perl and there will be
no support of this software and you use as it is. If you require
support for PERL54, you must purchase the supported
version of PERL54. You may report bugs at firstname.lastname@example.org, but
they will not be integrated in to this free release.
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